Infantry Assault Badge Bronze By Funcke & Brüninghaus

An Infantry Assault Badge Bronze By Funcke & Brüninghaus mid to late war variant, solid back, constructed in zinc.  The reverse of the badge is unmarked, but attributed to Funcke & Brüninghaus, Lüdenscheid, with vertical pin assembly, barrel hinge, and soldered round plate “C” catch.

The badge has no damage or repairs, with a nice patina in good condition.

 

Product ID: 5786

£180.00

Description

Infantry Assault Badge Bronze

The WW2 German Infantry Assault Badge depicts oval oak leaf wreath with the Wehrmacht (Armed Forces) style eagle above with swept wings clutching a swastika in its talons, with a Mauser rifle with a fixed bayonet and sling in the centre angled.

This bronze decoration was instituted on the 1st June 1940, it was awarded to infantry and panzer troops for the following criteria;

  • To have taken part in three or more motorized infantry assaults.
  • To have taken part in three or more motorized infantry counter-attacks.
  • To have taken part in three or more motorized armed reconnaissance operations.
  • To have been engaged in hand-to-hand combat in motorized assault positions.
  • To have participated on three separate days in the restitution of a motorized combat position.