This is a very rare to find and hard to get deactivated German panzerfaust Klein anti-tank war head which is empty and inert and very rare find from the battlefield as these Klein's were not made in the numbers of other panzerfausts. The head which still has the remains of its nose cone which is loose from the case is in relic condition rusty but solid it does have some rust holes and with one large one down the side the case still has a large amount of the outer case in place overall this head is a nice solid relic which has been well cleaned and is perfect for display or any collection.The head was recovered from Death Valley near Hill 112 the battle during operation Epsom in June 1944 on the Normandy battlefield. A nice relic from the Normandy battlefield and comes with a A5 laminated information card.
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The capture of Caen and Carpiquet at the same time was followed immediately by renewed attacks west of the city in order to capture the high ground between the Odon and the Orne, to encircle Caen from the south, and above all to continue to engage the main German force so it could not block an American breakout to the south. This time the attack was on a broader front with no fewer than six divisions: the 49th and 50th attacked south to Hottot, the 59th attacked south to Noyers, the 15th Scottish was to attack Evrecy, an objective of EPSOM, followed by the 53rd, and in the first attack the 43rd Division was to capture Hill 112 and Maltot on 10th July 1944.