** SOLD** WW2 NAZI GERMAN ARMY GENERAL ASSAULT BADGE
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WW2 German Army General Assault Badge. Early war made piece, retaining most of the original silver wash, thin needle pin to reverse.
The badge was originally designed for presentation to combat engineers, as well as members of the artillery, anti-aircraft and anti-tank who supported infantry units in combat. It could also be awarded to medical personnel attending to battlefield casualties in “close combat conditions”. Prior to the introduction of the Tank Destruction Badge, the General Assault Badge could be conferred for the single-handed destruction of tanks or armoured vehicles. Other determining factors for award: Ineligibility for the Infantry Assault Badge Participation in three infantry or armored attacks on three different days; or Participation in three infantry or armored indirect assaults on three different days.
||20 x 10 x 6 cm