Medals & Insignia

  1. GET THE FACTS - U.S. Paratrooper Jump Wings Badge

      The U.S. Parachutist badge normally called “jump wings” was first designed in WW11 by Captain William Yarborough of the 501st Parachute Battalion. Worn by either Paratroopers that passed training or those with no training, which had made a combat jump. All of the wings were made of silver, though did not have to be marked as such, and officially...
  2. GERMAN WOUND BADGES AND THEIR VARATIONS

      The German WW2 Wound Badge (Verwundetenabzeichen) is an oval badge and has laurels with a ribbon circling a German Imperial helmet. The helmet rests on a pair of swords. There is Swastika in the centre of the helmet in the WW11 variations. It was originally established by the Kaiser Wilhelm II in WW1 for wounded soldiers who suffered frost...

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