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  • German army leather boot remains worn by by soldier of 212 Volksgrenadier-Division recovered near town of osweiler, Luxemburg from the battle of the Bulge 1944-1945

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    This is rare to find battlefield recovered a German leather boot not complete missing most of the top section of the boot .The boot is in fantastic solid condition for a recovered leather relic the base of the shoe and heal are both there it still retains some of its original black colour the top half of the boot has mostly rotted away.The boot has been well used by its war time owner the leather is solid not braking up or crumbling and is very stiff ware it has dried out over the years but other then that a cracking example of a 75 years old battlefield found soldiers boot. The boot was recovered from a rubbish pit dug either by the Germans during the battle or in battlefield clearance after the battle found near the town of osweiler in Luxemburg this area was attacked by the German 212 Volksgrenadier-Division during the battle of the Bulge in the winter of 1944-1945 during the Ardennes offensive and Hitler's last offensive in the West. The boot comes with A5 laminated information card.

    The 212. Volksgrenadier-Division was formed in October 1944 from the partially formed from 578 Volksgrenadier Division. It fought on the Western Front suffering heavy losses during the Battle of the Bulge and at the Siegfried Line, it surrendered to the US forces at the end of the war.

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    212. VolksgrenadierdivisionPin on German Soldier