THIS ITEM IS FREE UK SHIPPING AND UK SHIPPING ONLYTHIS ITEM IS FREE UK SHIPPING AND UK SHIPPING ONLY
This is a fantastically rare German late war improvised grenade made from Belgium 5cm DPT mortar bomb, fantastic condition with a second centre section all in fantastic condition. The grenade is empty and inert and both items still retain all of there original colour it has been very well cleaned and is perfect for any display or collection a real cracking example of this so rare item to find in fact near impossible to find from the battlefield and in this good a condition amazing. The grenade was used by the German 20th Mountain Army Gebirgsjager recovered from a lake on the battlefield in Finnmark in Northern Norway liberated by the Russians in October 1944 which comes with a laminated A5 information card.
The Liberation of Finnmark was a military operation, lasting from 23 October 1944 until 26 April 1945, in which Soviet and Norwegian forces wrested away control of Finnmark, the northernmost county of Norway, from the German Army. It started with a Soviet offensive that liberated Kirkenes in October 1944. The Germans fought in the rest of Norway until they capitulated on 8 May, bringing a definite end to the conflict.