German soldiers waterbottle with bakerlite screw top which is in relic but solid condition it does have some rust holes down one side still with red paintwork remains the bakerlite screw top is stuck on to the bottle.This bottle was recovered from the battlefield at the Seelow Heights in 1945 the opening battle for Berlin.A very nice relic from this famous battlefield so late on in the war.
This battle is often incorporated into the Battle of the Oder-Neisse. The Seelow Heights was where some of the most bitter fighting in the overall battle took place, but it was only one of several crossing points along the Oder and Neisse rivers where the Soviets attacked. The Battle of the Oder-Neisse was itself only the opening phase of the Battle of Berlin.
The result was the encirclement of the German 9th Army and the Battle of Halbe.
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