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Stalingrad: digging near Gorodisсhe & Gumrak

Article about: by Sebastien I have not the metal detector I am feeling my ass where to dig Right now I have eyes, hands, feet and my spade is all that I use in my hobby

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    Yesterday I with friends were again on the battlefield.


    First, we found a small glade where there were parts of the German anti-aircraft gun and rifle casings from the Civil War.
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    And then we found a hole, where after the war had been dumped other military debris...

    The first our find was German helmet. M35, heer...
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    and then another three German helmet (M40 Heer) and two Soviet helmets (SSh-39 and SSh-40)

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    yet there was a gas tank from the T-34 and shells 5 cm from the Pak38 Pak-35/36



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    A very good night's digging!

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    Great finds!!! I always enjoy see what you find next.


    John
    I specialize in M1 carbines and Lugers.

  5. #1485

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    Nice finds! Love this thread!

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    Good work Sebastien

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    Quote by Sebastien View Post
    Yesterday I was digging that bunker near Gumrak ...
    I found these documents ...

    there is a signature of Major General and Commander of the 389 Infantry Division MAGNUS
    Yesterday again we dug bunker, there were fiind the burned documents...

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    For 1,5 years bunker strongly collapsed again and we back to dig to a depth of 2.5 meters...

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    and again we have very little finds.
    a few halves dog tags in very bad condition
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    line dater
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    and fragments of docs
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    half dog tag that was sapper battalion of 389

    2/ Pi.389
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    the most interesting data. This Jan. 17, 1943.
    from this position Soviet forces drove German troops in the January 24, 1943
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    Good Finds Sebastien! You always manage to make the steppes give up their secrets !
    Bob32268

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    Quote by bob32268 View Post
    Good Finds Sebastien! You always manage to make the steppes give up their secrets !
    Bob32268
    Bob, thank you for your kind words. I want to honestly say that I publish the best trip to the steppe, with the most interesting finds. It is 10-30% of the total travel. We walk across the steppe almost every day. But now find the artifacts is very difficult.
    Thanks to those guys from the forum who helps information and other ...

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    Great Items Sebastian. I will be visiting your city in May 2015 and look forward to seeing some of these sites first hand.

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