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  • German complete 3.7cm armour piercing round,1939 dated, maker marked, waffen stamped dated 1939 head fired by PAK 35/36 anti-tank gun recovered from near Bialystok which was a Russian pocket of resistance in Poland during Operation Barbarossa June 1941

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    This is a German complete shell which is 3.7cm armour piercing round the projectile which is1939 dated, maker marked, waffen stamped it was fired fired by PAK 35/36 anti-tank gun. The case is steel made still with some small amount of its brass wash still on it the shell is in nice relic condition no real rust holes but does have rust damage around the neck it is very solid condition it has been very nicely cleaned and retains a fair bit of original colour. The case is still very smooth to the touch it is only lightly pitted and on the bottom most of its maker markings are there dated 1939 and the waffen stamp and the primer has maker markings as well the head has some original black paintwork and lots of original colour it is a bit pitted but with its brass driving band which has maker marks and waffen stamp the shell is completely empty and inert the head does come out of the case but it is very stiff but is in lovely condition for a battlefield recovered shell. The shell which has been very well cleaned and is perfect for display or any collection and a rare item to find complete. The shell was recovered from near Bialystok which was a Russian pocket of resistance in Poland during Operation Barbarossa June 1941 the German invasion of Russia and comes with a A5 laminated information card.

    The Battle of Białystok–Minsk was a German strategic operation conducted by the Army Group Centre under the command of Fedor Von Bock during the penetration of the Soviet border region in the opening stage of Operation Barbarossa lasting from 22 June to 3 July 1941. Its goal, the encirclement and destruction of the Red Army's Western Front forces around Bialystok and Minsk, was accomplished. All major Soviet counter-attacks and break-through attempts failed, and the defenders were defeated, allowing for the Wehrmacht to take many Soviet prisoners German losses were very light compared to the Russians. Bialystok is now in modern Day Poland.  
    3,7-cm PaK 35/36 (3,7 cm anti-tank gun) : Germany (DEU)