Infantry Assault Badge Bronze By Wiedmann

An original Infantry Assualt Badge Bronze by Wiedmann, die-struck solid zink construction. The obverse of the badge retains 80% of its bronze finish with sharpe detail and nice patina. The reverse has a lilly pad style soldered hinge which is a textbook for this maker complete with a soldered round catch. The lower left of the award has the makers mark ‘UU’ for E. Ferdinand Wiedmann, in Frankfurt. The badge has no damage or repairs in good condition.


Product ID: 9816


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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.

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