Panzer Assault Badge Bronze, by Paul Meybauer

Early WW2 Army Panzer Assault Badge Bronze, hollow version by Paul Meybauer, Berlin (Panzerkampf Abzeichen Bronze).  Constructed in zinc this rare variant has a  cut-out swastika on one side, with wartime repair to the catch otherwise in good condition.

 

 

Product ID: 2460

£285.00

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Description

Panzer Assault Badge Bronze

The Panzer Assault Badge Bronze was instituted on 1.6.1940, the version was created for panzer grenadier units equipped with armoured vehicles, as well as other infantry, armoured reconnaissance and medical units serving with Panzer divisions.  From 31 December 1942 armoured unit repair teams could receive the silver badge for repairing tanks in combat conditions on three different days.

In June 1943 additional tank badges were instituted including the bronze version and other variations for 25, 50, 75 and 100 armoured actions. The number of engagements required for these higher-level badges could be reduced for those with previous long and continuous frontline service or who had received disabling wounds.  Only one badge, the highest level received, could be worn.

 

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