This is a Russian zis 3-76mm anti-tank gun storage box for the optics the lens for sights on the gun.The box which is rusty and in relic but solid condition it does have some rust holes and the hinge on the lid is broken but it has been well cleaned and is perfect for display or any collection and rare to find from the battlefield from the famous Russian anti-tank gun.The optics box was recovered from the battlefield on the Seelow Heights in 1945 the opening battle for Berlin.A very nice rare relic from the famous Russian gun which comes with a A5 laminated information card.
This battle is often incorporated into the Battle of the Oder-Neisse. The Seelow Heights was where some of the most bitter fighting in the overall battle took place, but it was only one of several crossing points along the Oder and Neisse rivers where the Soviets attacked. The Battle of the Oder-Neisse was itself only the opening phase of the Battle of Berlin.
The result was the encirclement of the German 9th Army and the Battle of Halbe.
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