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  • Very rare American M6A3 high explosive anti-tank rocket fired by bazooka anti-tank rocket launcher recovered years ago from woods near the Elsenborn Ridge in the Ardennes Forest the battle of the bulge 1944-1945

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    This is a very rare find from the battlefield American M6A3 high explosive anti-tank rocket fired by bazooka anti-tank rocket launcher. The rocket is in nice relic but solid condition it does have a few rust holes and a bit of rust damage and pitted it does still unscrew into 2 parts it was found years ago and has been very well cleaned in fact over cleaned to a shiny finnish with some original colour it is perfect for display or for any collection and very rare to get one so complete from the battlefield it is empty and inert and is deactivated. The rocket was recovered from woods near the Elsenborn Ridge in the Ardennes Forest from the scene of the battle of the bulge in the winter of 1944-1945 a very nice and unusual find from this famous battle and Hitler's last big offensive of the war. The tin comes with a A5 laminated information card. 

    The Battle of Elsenborn Ridge was the only sector of the American front lines during the Battle of the Bulge where the Germans failed to advance. The battle centred on Elsenborn Ridge east of Elsenborn, Belgium. In this region, Elsenborn Ridge marks the westernmost ridge of the Ardennes rising more than 600 meters above sea level; unlike the upland’s further north, east and south, it has been extensively logged for agriculture. West of Elsenborn Ridge, where the land descends in gentle hills down to the cities of Liège and Spa, was a vast array of Allied supplies and the well-developed road network leading to the Meuse River and Antwerp. The Germans planned on using two key rollbahns or routes through the area to seize Antwerp and force a separate peace with the United States and Britain. Capturing Monschau, the nearby village of Höfen, and the twin villages of Rocherath-Krinkelt just east of Elsenborn Ridge, were key to the success of the German plans, and Hitler committed his best armoured units and infantry troops to the area, including the 12th SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend.

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