Northern Fortress

The shell

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During clearing the bunker in the floor strange object was discovered. It looks like steel cone with hole in it's center. After the measurements it turned out that this is an artillery shell. There are four more 1n the corners of the bunker. There is an assumption that the defective shell blanks were used as support elements for bunker's formwork or as a beacons for leveling of the floor.

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