Infantry Assault Badge in Silver, rare type

NOK2 200,00 inkl. mva.


Infantry Assault Badge in Silver

The badge is constructed of die stamped Zinc with a silver paint wash. Solid reverse with intact hinge, pin and catch. The badge shows signs of real use with light wear marks to the edges and highlighted positions.

The Infantry Assault Badge in silver was introduced on December 20TH 1939 by Generaloberst Walther von Brauchitsch, for award to Officers, and EM/NCO's of non-motorized, Infantry and Mountain Infantry units. Criteria for the award varied, with the main qualification being participation in three separate Infantry assaults. Of Note: On June 1ST 1940 a bronze version of the Infantry Assault Badge was introduced for award to Officer's, and EM/NCO's of Motorized Infantry units.