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  • Russian shell projectile nose and fuse fired by 6 inch M1877 siege artillery gun this a exploded complete nose section from a shell, nice clean relic recovered from the battlefield of Tannenberg August 1914 in East Prussia

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    This is a Russian shell projectile nose and fuse fired by 6 inch M1877 siege artillery gun this a exploded complete nose section. The fuse are is the exploded bit were its cracked from the impact the head looks like its has come away from the shell when it was fired or possibly even dud that never went off there are no markings on it. The shell projectile head is in very nice condition for over 100 years old it has been very well cleaned and is perfect for display or any collection nice and solid Russian head which is 9 inches wide and 5 inches tall in size. This head was recovered from the battlefield of Tannenberg August 1914 in East Prussia

    Battle of Tannenberg, (August 26–30, 1914) fought in East Prussia (now Stębark, Poland ), that ended in a German victory over the Russians. The crushing defeat occurred barely a month into the conflict, but it became emblematic of the Russian Empire's experience in World War I.The Battle of Tannenberg was a decisive engagement between Russian and German forces in the Great War. After invading German East Prussia, the Russian First and Second armies became separated.German forces then attacked one of the isolated armies and forced its retreat, killing and capturing tens of thousands in the process It was a crushing defeat for the Russians. In total, they lost around 250,000 men - an entire army - as well as vast amounts of military equipment.

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