USA - Army/Infantry - Copper machined cannon sleeve (USA) - 1944

Description
USA - Army/Infantry - Copper machined cannon sleeve (USA) - 1944
Original - Copper - Excellent condition

30th Infantry Division (United States),

The American 30th Infantry Division, better known as The Old Hickory, also known as "Roosevelt's SS" or "The Work Horse Of The Western Front",[1], was an infantry division of the U.S. Army, which existed from 1917 to 1974, and both in the First and First World War II did battle. The division was part of the Army National Guard, the United States military reserve. In the Netherlands, the Old Hickory division was responsible for the Liberation of Maastricht and large parts of South Limburg in 1944. In Belgium, the division played a key role in the Ardennes offensive.

Copper shell consists of the city coat of arms of a falcon, and highly decorated with various motifs, weight is about 4 kilos. at the bottom are several
marks and figures, this shell is an American cannon shell, the Americans have recaptured Valkenburg from the Germans in a few days.

Lot details
Type
Copper machined cannon sleeve (USA)
Country of Origin
USA
Army Unit
Army/Infantry
Year of Manufacture
1944
Material
Copper
Original/ Replica
Original
Condition
Excellent condition
Size (Clothing/ Helmet Shell)
Limburgse dorp Valkenburg aan de Geul
Dimensions
28×11×11 cm
Comes with certificate of authenticity
No
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