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This is a wheel from the back tracks used by German sdkfz 6 half track nice recovered relic with some tyre remains. The wheel which still has most of its tyre left which the rubber is very solid not braking up but has no maker markings and numbers to be seen. On it the metal centre is un damaged but does have extra bolt holes drilled which is either done post war for different use or by the Germans for late war re use on something else no way to know which one it is still its nice round shape no impact marks still with some remains of its original sand colour paintwork a far bit of paintwork in few places a lot of paint clear to see it is in relic condition rusty but still solid and has been very nicely cleaned perfect for any display or collection. The wheel was recovered in Estonia from the Narva battlefield of February- August 1944 and there were SS and Wehrmacht units involved in the fighting and comes with a A5 laminated information card.
The battle of Narva which was fought from February 2, 1944 - August 10, 1944 and there were SS and Wehrmacht units involved in the fighting. And which resulted in a rare German victory in 1944 holding off the soviet advance the bottom picture shows German soldiers fighting during the battle. The Battle of Narva took place from February 2, 1944 - August 10, 1944. This battle was fought between the German Army led by Johannes Friebner and Felix Stenier and the Soviet Union led by Loenid Govorov and Ivan Fedyuninsky. Basically, the only reason for this battle was Soviet Union's Joseph Stalin wanted the area around Narva (Estonia) for an air base and an entrance for the invasion of Prussia. However, things didn't go as Stalin planned. The German Army hit the Soviets fast and hard resulting in 480,000 casualties compared to Germany's 68,000. The German forces involved the battle were III SS (Germanic) Panzer Corps XXVI Army Corps XXXXIII Army Corps Eastern sector, coastal defence.