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  • Very rare German Afrika Korps soldiers gas mask maker,marked Berlin dated 1941 still original colours 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 German Afrika Korps soldiers item which is a  rubber gas mask it is in relic but solid condition the rubber is not cracking or braking up at all it is missing both of its eyelets. The filter connector still with its maker markings also dated 1941 with its original green paintwork the connector is attached to the mask but only by being pushed in and on the back it has non of its back straps are still there but inside it has lovely maker markings made in Berlin in 1941 the mask has very little dirt on it and has all its original colours it has been nicely cleaned it is very rare to find from the battlefield in this condition as they are fairly fragile . The mask is pretty much as found condition and is in perfect condition for display or any collectionThe mask was recovered from the El Alamein battlefield of late 1942 during the North African desert campaign of 1940-1943.The relic was found and recovered in around 2007-2012 by the Egyptian-Sahara.com expeditions and tours company who specialized in the El Alamein battlefield.The relic 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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