Original WWII German Infantry Assault Badge In BRONZE Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History
Original WWII German Infantry Assault Badge In Bronze Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. The Infantry Assault Badge in silver was introduced on December 20TH 1939 by Generaloberst Walther von Brauchitsch, for award to Officers, and EM/NCO’s of non-motorized, Infantry and Mountain Infantry units. Criteria for the award varied, with the main qualification being participation in three separate Infantry assaults. Of Note: On June 1ST 1940 a bronze version of the Infantry Assault Badge was introduced for award to Officer’s, and EM/NCO’s of Motorized Infantry units. Die struck, solid backed, alloy award with remnants of bronze wash. The nicely detailed badge features an embossed, vertically oval, oak-leaf wreath with a Wehrmacht style eagle with down-swept wings, superimposed to the top center, encompassing a cut-out rifle with fixed bayonet and sling. Complete with original hinge, pin and catch assembly. The reverse of the badge is also well marked with the embossed manufacturer’s mark. in good condition slight patina on the zinc. 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. Bronze assault badges are more RARE than the Silver version. NICE RARE MAKER MARK!