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This is a part of a group of items recovered in 2022 from an old German ammunition bunker site which was blown up by the Russians after it was captured this is why most of the items are battle-damaged. This is a nice battle damaged German made steel shell case fired by PAKr anti-tank gun which is the captured Russian 76.2mm ZIS 3 gun also mounted in to German Marder 3 tank destroyer. The case is steel made it is in relic but solid condition and has some of its maker markings that can be seen only very partly on the bottom of the case. The shell case has ripped and bent with impact hit by the force of the explosion the rare bit it still has remains of its original steel colour that can been seen clearly in patches but has discolored from being buried not to badly also still with some dirt attached but not much the case has been very well cleaned it is perfect to display and a rare one for any collection . The shell case is empty and inert and was recovered from a German ammunition storage bunker which on the information cards you can see what one of these bunkers looked like being made and the plans for one also on the cards are photographs of the recovery of some of the items as they were recovered from the bunker complex this year. The ammunition dump site around Udria was the location of multiple bunkers which were blown up by the Russian Army after capture. Originally used by SS artillery Regiment 11 of the 11th SS Volunteer Panzergrenadier Division Nordland. Originally a rear area storage area for Narva itself, the battle of February-June 1944.This was also the rear area of the German Panther line from July until August 1944 it was part of the battlefield in front of the Tannenberg line on the Northern coast of Estonia from the Narva battlefield in Estonia. The item comes with 2xA5 laminated information cards with many pictures.