Luftwaffe Transport And Glider Squadron Clasp In Bronze

An early Luftwaffe Transport And Glider Squadron Clasp in bronze (Frontflugspange für Transport und Luftlandflieger in Bronze), constructed of bronze with the eagle overlaid in silver.   The reverse is unmarked but attributed to C.E. Juncker complete with a barrel hinge complete with a tapered pin and a round wire catch, measuring 76.33 mm (w) x 25.52 mm (h) in good condition.

Product ID: 7656

$498.89

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Description

The Transport And Glider Squadron Clasp was a WW2 decoration awarded to aircrew and other personnel in recognition of the number of operational flights flown.  It was instituted by Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring on 30 January 1941 and was awarded in three categories (bronze, silver, gold).

The Transport And Glider Squadron Clasp depicts a circular laurel leaf wreath, overlaid by a Luftwaffe eagle in mid-flight clutching a canted swastika, flanked on either side by oak leaves.  The flying clasps were issued for missions completed in the following aircraft;

  • Day fighters
  • Night fighters
  • Long-range night fighters
  • Heavy fighters
  • Air-to-ground support fighters
  • Transport & glider
  • Bombers
  • Reconnaissance