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  • German leather boot remains still original colours solid used by soldier of Panzer Division Muncheberg recovered from an old German Slip trench in the Werbig area on the Seelow heights this was the area defended by them during the April 1945 battlefield

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    This is rare to find battlefield recovered a German leather boot not complete missing part of the top section of the boot and the part that is there is loose from the heal and is in 3 parts overall .The boot is in fantastic solid condition for a recovered leather relic the base of the shoe and heal are both there it still retains all of its original black colour the top half of the boot the leather has dis coloured but is still partly there .The boot has been well used by its war time owner the leather is solid not braking up or crumbling and is very stiff ware it has dried out over the years but other then that a cracking example of a 75 years old battlefield found soldiers boot. The boot was used by soldier of Panzer Division Muncheberg recovered from an old German Slip trench in the Werbig area on the Seelow heights this was the area defended by them during the April 1945 battlefield. This item is part of a group of relics recovered a few years ago and been in private collection ever since available for the first time outside Germany. The relic come with a laminated A5 information card with picture.

    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 Panzergrenadiers equipped with Sperber IR systems. The division received several of the superheavy 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.


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