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  • French soldiers MAS 36 rifle bolt nice clean relic used by a soldier of the 68th Infantry Division recovered in craywick a Village west of Dunkirk defended by them during the evacuation in June 1940

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    This is a French soldiers MAS 36 rifle bolt which is petty much complete it is a very nice condition relic and a rare item to be found from the battlefield .The bolt is pitted only lightly pitted in some places deeper in others it is rusty but very solid and has cleaned up very well it is perfect for display or for any collection. This bolt was used by a soldier of the 68th Infantry Division recovered in craywick a Village west of Dunkirk defended by them during the evacuation in June 1940.

    The 68th Infantry Division recovered in craywick a village west of Dunkirk town itself defended by them during the Dunkirk pocket this was a battle part of the perimeter around the port stopping the German advance during the evacuation of May-June 1940.

    The 68th Infantry Division was formed on the 16th January 1940 in Dunkirk. It fought Campaigns at the Battle of the Scheldt Estuary and Battle of the North the Division was part of perimeter defence of Dunkirk and captured at Dunkirk on 4 June 1940. Its final command post at Dunkirk. Subordination: XVI Corps of the Admiral-North.

    French soldiers captured by the German Army during WW2, Maine ...France's MAS 36 Battle Rifle Fought in WWII and Beyond – Tactical Life Gun  Magazine: Gun News and Gun Reviews


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