WW2 German zinc Dogtag ID tag w/ original leather necklace. Very cool complete ID Dog tag with rare leather for German soldier who became a POW, obtained from a Russian officer's estate. VERY RARE RELIC Gumrak airfield, part of the Stalingrad pocket. Now known as the Volgograd International Airport. This relic was underground for many years and retrieved from the vicinity of the battlefield at Stalingrad.
The German 6th Army before being overrun after running out of food and supplies through January 1943. The Battle of Stalingrad (23 August 1942 2 February 1943) was the largest confrontation of World War II, in which Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union (repelling the Enemy at the Gates) for control of the city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd) in Southern Russia. Planes were desperately needed for the airlift to provide food and supplies, but often were not available or were damaged.By January 1943, soldiers had 200cal per day available to them, 1/10th that of what was needed. The Luftwaffe did famously bring them women's fur coats, medals by the cases and other useless nostrums.... But few made it out. Germany deployed assets away from the Western Front to support Stalingrad and the Eastern Front and to airlift into Stalingrad pocket. This was one of the major factors in Allied landing and moving forward.
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Embracing antiquities of the past help drive our future. Still dirt in some spots and not cleaned. Grooves evident where hit on recovery efforts. Pictures tell the best story, so these ultimately determine the impact of time and use and history, but also tell the story of the person who used these products. This item is used and 75 years old approximately, so carries some nicks and scratches.Part of the proceeds of the sale to be donated to the Royal Canadian Legion. Original WWII item to your collection. Great to complete your WWII Luftwaffe/Wehrmacht German collection and this piece is one of a kind. Our product lines extend across many historical, vintage and ancient categories. We try to sell an experience in our products. Pictures tell the best story as there is a variety of wear and tear and scratches that occur across the generations. This cultural patina often adds value to the item from a personal appeal or resale value. Antiquities are an investment in the now and for the future and calibrate our being as a culture, civilization and humanity.
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The mandatory stuff small print. Postings and descriptions should meet AODA disability requirements for fonts and colours. The item "WW2 German Dog tag ID with rare original leather necklace. Stalingrad 1943 WWII" is in sale since Thursday, January 23, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Other German WWII Orig.
The seller is "911joel" and is located in Dorchester, Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.