Artillery shell casing

Object Number: 
1946.218
Date: 
1940-1945
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 52.1 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: bottom base: "75 F.B. WaAG60 (below Nazi eagle perched on circle enclosing swastika)/AM 349 40/LU. M 14L 40R/1
Description: 
Brass artillery shell casing; hollow, cylindrical brass shell casing; stamped marks on base.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this shell casing was found on Fermanville beach, Normandy.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Benjamin Rosen
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group