Track link rubber shoe which is missing it's rubber.The shoe is from German Kettenkrad the shoe which is in rusty but solid condition it is a relic but not braking up has been very well cleaned even retains some original colour it is perfect to display. This track link shoe was recovered from near Rochefort which was a village attacked by the Panzer Lehr division on the 23rd December 1944 so this how we know this link is from a Panzer Lehr division a very nice relic from the Ardennes Forest campaign during the battle of the Bulge in the winter of 1944-1945.A very rare relic from this famous battle that comes with a A5 laminated information sheet.
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During the run up to the offensive, Panzer Lehr was kept in reserve on 15 December, the day before the offensive began, Panzer Lehr was still severely understrength, with only one of its two tank battalions ready for action, the other restored to its parent unit, the 3rd panzer division. Both of its panzergrenadier regiments were at 80 percent of its authorized strength. It had only 57 tanks (30 Panthers and 27 Panzer IV) and 20 Jagdpanzer IV/70's by the time the attack jumped off.