This is a brass shell case for Czechoslovakia 10cm Skoda houfnice VZ 14/19 howitzer.The case which is in nice condition with no damage still retains its original brass colour and on the base it still has its original markings which can be see perfectly clear with the date 1936 rare to get a brass case in this nice a condition from this gun.The case was found in Normandy so would have been used on the Atlantic Wall maybe even at Merville battery during the fighting in the D-Day landings in the summer of 1944.This case comes with a 5x7 laminated information sheet with photo.
Czechoslovakia 10cm Skoda houfnice VZ 14/19 howitzer was captured by the Germans in 1938 in very large numbers and used on 2nd line defences in Occupied Europe.These guns formed part of the Atlantic Wall and in Normandy they were most famously used in at the Merville battery near Sword Beech captured during the D-Day landings.
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