THIS ITEM HAS NO POSTAGE IT IS COLLECTION ONLY FROM KENT OR AT A SHOW I AM ATTENDING OR I CAN DELIVER FOR A SEPARATE AGREED FEE
This is a wheel from the back tracks used by German sdkfz 6 half track nice recovered relic with some tyre remains. The wheel which still has pretty much all of its tyre left which the rubber is very solid not braking up and has its maker markings and numbers that can be seen nicely. On it the metal centre has a small bit of impact damage and with no extra bolt holes it is still its nice round shape no impact marks still with some remains of its original black paintwork a far bit of paintwork in few places a lot of paint clear to see it is in relic condition rusty but still solid and has been very nicely cleaned perfect for any display or collection. The wheel was used by half track of Panzer-Division Müncheberg recovered in the Werbig area on the Seelow heights defended by them in April 1945. The wheel comes with a A5 laminated information card with pictures.
Panzer-Division Müncheberg began forming on 8 March 1945 in Muncheberg, Germany. The majority of the division's staff and panzer troops were drawn from the 103rd Panzer brigade which had been dissolved three days before; the brigade's commander, Major General Werner Mummert, was placed in command of the division.
The Müncheberg Division received several Panther tank type G equipped with Sperber infrared(IR) systems, as well as a company of Panzer grenadiers equipped with Sperber IR systems. The division received several of the super heavy Jagdtigers, as well as several King Tigers, and the last five Tiger 1 to be sent to the front. By 12 March the division's strength was 6,836 men. On 18 March the men from an infantry battalion of the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler division were used to bolster the division's strength.