Infantry Assault Badge, In Bronze L/14 Freidrick Orth

Guaranteed Original WW2 German Infantry Assualt Badge, in Bronze die-struck with solid construction with a marker L/14 indicating the maker F. Ort with classic barrel hinge and vertical pinback round wire catch, in beautiful condition.

Product ID: 1744

£165.00

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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.