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posted 7/16/2014 12:29:31 PM  Reply w/Quote
Does anyone have information about a paperweight that was made form the barrel of a German 88? The one I saw was issued to the 495th.

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one at Museum was given to 134th ORD MAIN. BN.
Has Battle of Germany on it and a sign with Heidenheim, Germany below it.

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posted 7/17/2014 11:57:31 AM  Reply w/Quote
also an unmarked one at Museum.
These may have been given to Occupation units at Heidenheim.