This is Russian track pin from self-propelled Artillery gun not sure exactly which one as there was many different types in the battle. The track link pin is in relic but solid condition rusty but complete and has been well used it has been well cleaned it is 22 half inches long and is perfect for display or any collection. This track link pin was recovered from the battlefield on the Seelow Heights in 1945 the opening battle for Berlin.A very nice relic from this famous battlefield in the last weeks of the war which comes with a laminated A5 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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