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BOXED WW2 NAZI GERMAN ARMY SS GENERAL ASSAULT BADGE

WW2 German General Assault Badge. Early war made piece, vaulted variety, retaining the majority of the original silver wash. Needle pin and catch to reverse. Badge is housed in it’s original grey card award case with brown paper wrapper. Un-marked example, but looks to be a Frank & Reif made piece. 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...

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WW2 German General Assault Badge. Early war made piece, vaulted variety, retaining the majority of the original silver wash. Needle pin and catch to reverse. Badge is housed in it’s original grey card award case with brown paper wrapper. Un-marked example, but looks to be a Frank & Reif made piece.

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 armoured attacks on three different days; or Participation in three infantry or armoured indirect assaults on three different days.

Weight 0.3 kg
Dimensions 15 × 6 × 6 cm