Rubber items with iron hexagon

Discussion in 'Weapons, Technology & Equipment' started by LH28, Mar 15, 2021.

  1. LH28

    LH28 Member

    Hi everyone,

    I need help with identifying these objects. They were found near a german bunker that was also occupied by the british/Canadians. The square parts looks to be made of rubber while the hexagon is made of iron. Also the rubber part has a small slope as seen in the third picture.
    It looks very familiar but I can't seem to find wat it is exactly.

    Any help is much appreciated!

    L

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  2. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Looks like petrified bully beef
     
  3. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    Some form of suspension bump stop

    TD
     
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  4. Temujin

    Temujin Member

    Can you tell us more:? Where was the bunker (location).......do you know WHAT Canadian/British units....

    With the “location” at least we can look to see what units/Brigade/Division may have passed thru the area (using Project 44 data)......it’s a long shot, but any additional info may help
     
  5. LH28

    LH28 Member

    It was in west germany near the river Rhine, so probably operation Veritable.
     
  6. LH28

    LH28 Member

    I think you could be in the right direction, when I search for Axle bumper stops, I get quite similar results. Although the iron piece seems much bigger. So it should be a large vehicle.
     
  7. Temujin

    Temujin Member

    Can you be more specific, WHERE “near the Rhine”.....closest town, if you have a Map Reference that would be even better....but a bit more specific may help

    I’ve been searching Univeral Carrier’s, thinking it may be a piece from them....and they had LOT’s of these
     
  8. LH28

    LH28 Member

    It was near the city of Uedem. We have found some universal carrier parts in that area so it could indeed be a part of those.

    L
     

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