This is 2 Sections of blown armoured plate which has ripped of the tank in a explosion.The plate parts which still have a lot of weld still its shiny colour they have ripped and bent by the impact of the blast they are rusty but in very nice solid condition and have been nicely cleaned after the recovery and are a nice size at 6-7 inches long which are perfect for display or any collection and rare to get relics from the 1940 battlefield in Norway.These armour plate parts were recovered from a German Panzer 1 Tank destroyed near Bergen in Norway the April 1940 battlefield during the German invasion.and comes with a A5 laminated information card in photographs.
The Norwegian Campaign (9 April to 10 June 1940) was fought in Norway between Norway and her Allies after the German invasion. In April, the United Kingdom and France came to Norway's aid with an expeditionary force. The important western cities of Bergen and Stavanger were captured by the Germans on 9 April. Some 2,000 German soldiers occupied Bergen and captured the Norwegian arms depots there. The small Norwegian infantry forces in Bergen retreated eastwards, blowing up two railway bridges and sections of road after them.
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Panzer 1 tank in Norway during the invasion in 1940