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  • German top pressure plate from Tellermine 43 nice solid relic recovered from Death Valley near Hill 112 the battle part of operation Epsom on the Normandy battlefield of 1944

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    This is a nice find from the battlefield a German Anti Tank Tellermine 43 the top pressure plate which is completely empty and inert. The plate which has some red undercoat paintwork remains it is rusty but solid and with a few rust holes as well it has been very well cleaned and is perfect for any display or collection a nice example of this very famous mine plate and hard to find from the battlefield in this good a condition. The plate was recovered from Death Valley near Hill 112 battle part of operation Epsom on the Normandy battlefield of 1944. The plate comes with A5 laminated information card.

    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.

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    Tellermine 43