Original WWII CIVIL AIR DEFENSE HONOR DECORATION 2ND CLASS, 1938. (Luftschutz Ehrenzeichen) And VERY RARE Book Certified. Roughly, 38m diameter, early, die struck alloy construction award with a nickel silver finish. The circular award features an embossed oak-leaf wreath to the outside edge encompassing an embossed, canted, swastika on a subtly pebbled field encircled by the embossed, Latin script, “Für Verdienste im Luftschutz”, (For Meritorious Service in Air Defence), to the obverse. The reverse also has the embossed, oak-leaf wreath to the outside edge encompassing the embossed, institution date, “1938”, also on a subtly pebbled field. The medal loop and ribbon suspension ring are both intact and come complete with a roughly, 31mm wide, 18cm long, piece of original ribbed rayon ribbon. Comes with a VERY RARE richly illustrated book from the same person. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers. RARE!