Close Combat Clasp Bronze
The Close Combat Clasp (German: Nahkampfspange) was a World War II German military award instituted on 25 November 1942 for participation in hand-to-hand fighting at close quarters. Intended primarily for infantry, other Wehrmacht, Waffen-SS, ground Luftwaffe units, and paratroopers were also eligible.
The award was given in three classes:
- For 15 days of combat, a Bronze Class was awarded.
- For 30 days of combat, a Silver Class.
- For 50 days of combat, a Gold Class.