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  • German 10.5cm high explosive projectile remains fired by SK/32 naval anti-aircraft gun, recovered from ammunition storage bunker used by 11th SS Panzergrenadier Division Nordland-the 1944 Narva,Estonia, untouched until recovered in 2022+dig pictures

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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 German 10.5cm steel shell case fired by SK/32 naval anti-aircraft gun This is the bottom base of projectile with the remains of driving band it is in relic but solid condition it has been very well cleaned but does still have some muck and dirt attached the metal is pitted but not to rusty at all it has blown apart by the force explosion and on the base there is a clear to see number it is 4 inches tall and overall nice condition for a relic has been very well cleaned it is perfect to display or and a rare one for any collection as this gun was not made in the numbers of other German heavy guns and being a Naval gun it is rarer. The projectile 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

    The Battle of Narva took place from February 2, 1944 - August 10, 1944. Basically, the only reason for this battle was Soviet Union's Joseph Stalin wanted the area around Narva (Estonia) for an air base and an entrance for the invasion of Prussia. However, things didn't go as Stalin planned. The German Army hit the Soviets fast and hard resulting in 480,000 casualties compared to Germany's 68,000. The German forces involved the battle were III SS (Germanic) Panzer Corps XXVI Army Corps XXXXIII Army Corps Eastern sector, coastal defence. The 3rd (Germanic) SS Panzer Corps their order battle as of the 15th June 1944 was 103rd SS Heavy Panzer Battalion, SS Nordland Division also 20th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS 1st Estonian and 4th SS Volunteer Panzergrenadier Brigade Netherlands.

    Germany 10.5 cm/45 (4.1") SK C/32 - NavWeaps