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Zundapp KS750 Dug Up after 60 years in Normandy

Article about: Living in the middle of the battlefield where the last part of Operation Bluecoat was fought in Normandy, there are always battlefield relics around here- but this discovery just before Chri

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    Totenkopf Division ?

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    That Totenkopf is an incredible piece to find, I'd be thrilled to no end...
    Congratulations to the lucky owner!
    cheers, Glenn

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    Great that the stuff is still there in Normandy to be found but a pity the rich alluvial soil the region is famous for also degrades iron so much - in comparison to the drier eastern soils where we have all seen incredibly preserved relics exhumed in recent times.
    " When you're chewing on life's gristle, don't grumble, give a whistle "

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    Good point, Danmark...I've also noticed among Ostfront Relics that the items from the Stalingrad region tend to be more badly deteriorated than those found elsewhere, especially when compared with Heeresgruppe Nord/Leningrad relics...
    cheers, Glenn

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    Here is a photo of a motorcycle with such "Totenopf" insignia.
    Click to enlarge the picture Click to enlarge the picture totenkopf5.jpg  
    Collect ROA, Cossack, Schuma and other WW2 Volunteer militaria.

    "Be Humble and kind, for you may find that it was Odin you entertained"

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    Quote by Scout View Post
    It is indeed.

    Please check out the very distinctive DKW front fork (arrow). By a funny coincidence, a buddy of mine just bought a MIL DKW having the same front fork (bottom pic not my friends bike).
    Sorry but the dug up machine is very much a Zundapp KS750. The DKW fork is a parallelogram as well but not this one!


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