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Found behind Utah beach

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  1. gonzleton

    gonzleton New Member

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    I found these in a bunker complex near Renouville at Utah beach. I was poking around the big bunkers behind the dunes when I looked where a rabbit had been digging. I saw these two bakelite strips in the sand.
    One seems to have a cutout to make it easier to grab with your fingers.
    I think they are something to do with the german ammunition tins. Maybe shims to stop things from being shaken around. Any ideas please get in touch. Happy hunting. Regards,

    Gonzleton
     

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    Could they be parts of a losentin kit?

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    Skipper, what is a losentin kit used for? I've Googled it but this hasn't helped. Regards Gonzleton
     
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    Martin Bull Acting Wg. Cdr

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    It's a liquid which was used to soak the filter in a German gasmask - it was meant to neutralize the effect of gas.
     

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