GERMAN WOUND BADGE BLACK 3RD CLASS ORIGINAL
GERMAN WOUND BADGE BLACK 3RD CLASS ORIGINAL - ORIGINAL
The WW2 3rd Class Wound Badge is a die-struck hollow enameled steel badge with no maker marks. This is a near excellent condition badge with little signs of wear to the original matte black paint. The condition is near excellent as shown.
A commonly issued badge for those wounded once or twice by hostile action or frostbitten in the line of duty.
Originally established by the Kaiser Wilhelm II in WW1 for wounded soldiers who suffered frost bite. In 1943, during WWII it was awarded to any soldier that was wounded during active service. It was a highly regarded medal and was considered a mark of honor to receive. For more information on the History and Information of the German Army Wound Badge...
This is a one of a kind item and you will receive the exact one photographed. This was picked up in Normandy this year for D-Day celebrations.