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  • Russian Degtyaryov or DP-27 light machine gun magazine,lovely relic recovered from a IS-2 Josef stalin tank destroyed at Kaunas in Lithuania from Battles around the City in August 1944 during the Russian offensive in Operation Bagration

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    Russian Degtyaryov or DP-27 light machine gun magazine used mounted on to tanks and armoured vehicles.The magazine which is pretty much complete it is in relic but solid condition and is empty of all ammunition and splits in to half's  still with most of its internal racking it has been very well cleaned the magazine is not braking up or falling apart it perfect for display or any collection and is unusual to find from the battlefield.The magazine was recovered from Russian  IS-2 Josef stalin tank destroyed near Kaunas in Lithuania from Battles around the City in August 1944 during the Russian offensive in Operation Bagration. The shell case  which comes with a laminated A5 information card with picture.

    Operation Bagration which cleared German forces from the Belorussian USSR and eastern Poland between 22 June and 19 August 1944. The operation resulted in the almost complete destruction of an entire German army group, with the loss of Army group centre’s Fourth Army, Third panzer Army and Ninth Army. The Kaunas Offensive covered the operations of Chernyakhovsky's 3rd Belorussian front from 28 July to 28 August, towards the Lithuanian city of Kaunas, subsequent to their completion of the offensive against Vilnius. By 30 July all Wehrmacht resistance on the approaches to the Neman River had retreated or been annihilated. Two days later the city of Kaunas was under Soviet control.

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