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Other Military Items WW2 Metal Detecting Finds

Group of discarded German Id tags World War 2

German Soldier's ID Tags 1945

Group of German helmets World War 2

German Helmets World War 2 Find State

German Steel Helmets 1945. Find State.

German Helmets World War 2 Cleaned State

German Steel Helmet. Cleaned State.

Helmet shows Luftwaffe (Air Force) insignia.

SS Buckle World War 2

SS Belt Buckle. 1945.

Swastica covered.

US "Kabar" Combat Knife World War 2

Kabar Combat Knife World War 2 Find State

US Kabar knife find state

Kabar Combat Knife World War 2 Cleaned State

US Kabar knife cleaned

Grenade Fragment 1.2 Kg World War 2

Shell Fragment 1200g. 1945.

The fragment is some 15 cm / 6“ long. The bottom side shows how sharp the edges are.

US Combat Infantry Badge

US Combat Infantry Badge.

Sterling silver.

Probably this sterling silver item is from 1945. But since the badge was issued even after 1945 no certain date can be given.


Various World War 2 weapons.

Found World War 2 equipment

Weapons left behind by the 7th SS Volunteer Mountain Division 'Prinz Eugen' at the end of world war 2.

88 mm cartridge
(empty) German “egg” hand grenade
Italian Carcano bayonet
German MP 40 submachine gun
Italian Carcano 6.5 mm rifle
German K98k leather ammo bag for 3 x 5 rounds
Top right Holding device for German 88 mm shells. It was used during transportation so the shell heads stayed apart.

World War 2 Firearms

Related topics

See also World War 2 Firearms Metal Detecting Finds

See also World War 2 Bayonets Metal Detecting Finds

See also Metal detecting on the retreat route of the 17. SS Panzergrenadierdivision 'Götz von Berlichingen' Part 1

See also Metal detecting on the retreat route of the 17. SS Panzergrenadierdivision 'Götz von Berlichingen' Part 2

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Bayonets World War 2 Metal Detecting Finds