This is a Rare German Wehrmacht used bakerite cased radio which is near complete is missing its outer speaker and cover but still has its electrical wire attached. The radio which is the civilian type used for listening to normal radio stations this one would have been used by the soldiers at the front to get news from home. The radio has some damage to the outer bakerite case with the back section missing and the top broken also bottom corner and missing one knob from the front other then that complete the insides look all there hard to tell they have part numbers and maker stamps pretty clear to see it is in semi- relic condition weather it could be made to work again no idea it is perfect condition for display or any collection it is a very rare to find recovered so complete from the battlefield The radio was recovered from the Demyansk Pocket in Russia 1941-1942 battlefield on the Eastern Front. The radio comes with a A5 laminated information card.
The Demyansk Pocket in Russia was the name given to the pocket of German troops encircled by the Red Army around Demyansk (Demjansk), south of Leningrad, during the war on the Eastern Front. The pocket existed mainly from 8 February to 21 April 1942. A much smaller force was surrounded in the Kholm Pocket at the town of Kholm, about 100 km (62 mi) to the southwest. Both resulted from the German retreat following their defeat during the Battle of Moscow.
German Forces trapped in the pocket were the 12th, 30th, 32nd, 123rd and 290th infantry divisions, and the SS Division Totenkopf, as well as RAD, Police, Organisation Todt and other auxiliary units, for a total of about 90,000 German troops and around 10,000 auxiliaries. Their commander was General der Infanterie Walter Graf von Brockdorff-Ahlefeldt, commander of the II Army Corps.
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