This is a very find from the battlefield which there is not much about these days part of a group of parts from the famous German Goliath tracked mine. This is a pair of blown case sections from the cylinder head in the engine which have ripped and bent by an explosion they are rusty but still very solid they are relic but have cleaned up very nicely it is perfect for display and a rare one for or any collection and are 2 half inches long and there is a picture on the card of what the parts looked like when they were whole which is the last picture on the listing. The case was used by German Goliath tracked mine which was used during Warsaw Uprising of August – October 1944. This is part of a group of parts from a Goliath captured by the Polish Home Army and stripped down for its internal explosive to be used against the Germans in the battle. After the war in 1946 a number of these Goliaths which were stripped apart were blown up and buried in a pit outside the city by the Russian Army. This cover was recovered from that pit outside Warsaw in Poland and comes with a A5 laminated information card.
Communist underground resistance movement initiated the Warsaw uprising to liberate the city from the German occupation and reclaim Polish independence. The impetus for the military action was the ongoing retreat of the German forces from Poland, followed by the appearance of the Soviet Red Army View This Term in the Glossary along the east bank of the Vistula River. By October 2, 1944, the Germans had suppressed the uprising, deporting civilians to concentration and forced-labour camps and reducing Warsaw to ruins.
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