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  • German MG15 machine gun drum magazine nice solid relic condition from German Heinkel 111 bomber work number 1715 code G1+MS of 8 Staffel Kampfgeschwader 55 shot down 8th October 1940 and crashed in Hampshire

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    This is a German MG15 machine gun drum magazine which is in relic condition with some rust holes and rust damage but still a nice find. The magazine which has non of the maker stamps can not be seen it does have a lot of rust and dirt still attached but the back plate is missing so you can see the inside as well which is nice it has been cleaned so is perfect for display or any collection and is very solid not braking up or crumbling and is still a very solid relic and very rare to get in such nice condition. The magazine which is empty of all ammunition comes from the crash site area of German Heinkel 111 bomber work number 1715 code G1+MS of 8 Staffel Kampfgeschwader 55 shot down 8th October 1940 and crashed in Hampshire. The magazine comes with 2x A5 laminated information cards. 

    German Heinkel 111 work number 1715 code G1+MS of 8 Staffel Kampfgeschwader 55 which was shot down at 7.30pm on the 8th October 1940 and crashed in Hampshire.

    The plane crashed in Stanstead Park, Rowlands Castle, Hampshire while on a mission to bomb Thorney Island aerodrome. The aircraft was shot down by ground fire and exploded on impact with the ground killing all onboard. The crew Pilot: Feldwebel Ernst Ens 58246/237 Killed. Observer: Leutnant Ulrich Flügge 58246/212 Killed. Radio/Op: Unteroffizier Johannes Ehrensberger 58246/211 Killed. Fl/Eng: Unteroffizier Ernst Herber 58246/214 Killed. Gunner : Gefreiter Hans Pawlik 58246/271 Killed

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