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  • Very rare German Afrika Korps tank or halftrack armour glass surround with yellow sand colour paintwork remains that was recovered from the El Alamein battlefield of late 1942 during the North African desert campaign of 1940-1943.

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    This is a very rare find from a battlefield there is very little about from this is a German Afrika Korps tank or halftrack armour glass surround The surround is in relic but solid condition it is complete it is rusty but solid and has most of its original yellow sand colour paintwork all over it the part has been very well cleaned up it is 7 inches wide and perfect for display or any collection.The surround was recovered from the El Alamein battlefield of late 1942 during the North African desert campaign of 1940-1943.The relic was found by its self it was recovered in around 2007-2012 by the Egyptian-Sahara.com expeditions and tours company who specialized in the El Alamein battlefield.The part comes with 2 x A5 laminated information cards with pictures including of the original flyer for the Egyptian-Sahara.com expeditions and tours company with pictures of some of the items they recovered in the early 2000's this relic was purchased directly from them when they were operating in around 2007-2012.

    The battle was fought near the western frontier of Egypt between 23 October and 4 November 1942, El Alamein was the climax and turning point of the North African campaign in the Second World War. The Axis army of Italy and Germany suffered a decisive defeat by the British Eighth Army. 

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