Original WWII German Driver Proficiency Badge In Bronze Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran. A series of three Drivers Proficiency Badges in bronze, silver and gold were introduced on October 23RD 1942, with qualifications for award of the badges being retroactive to December 1ST 1940. The criteria for award of one of the badges varied with exceptional driving ability and vehicle maintenance being the main considerations. The badges were awarded to both Wehrmacht and civilian personnel who fulfilled the required criteria. When awarded the badge was worn on the lower left sleeve of the field blouse and service tunic. This example, in silver, is the second of the three grades. Stamped alloy badge with a silver wash. The badge is in the form of an embossed, circular laurel leaf wreath encompassing an embossed steering wheel on a pebbled background field. Badge green wool base with original backing plate and paper covering. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S .Veteran as a trophy of war. In excellent condition. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. The Gettysburg Museum of History does not support or condone Adolf Hitler or the Nazi Party and is only offering this as a historic relic. Please see our other items. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.