Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Bronze

Germany (1933-1945, German Reich)

Translation: Combatclasp for Bombers in Bronze
Number of awards in the database: 116
Total awarded for WW II: unknown

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Description:
This medal, instituted January 30th, 1941 as "Frontflugspange für Kampf- und Sturzkampfflieger in Bronze" or Clasp in bronze for frontline service of fighterpilots and divebomberpilots, could be awarded after completion of 20 operational sorties.
The medal takes the form of a bronze coloured brooch made of tombak – a copper/zinc alloy – depicting a downwards pointing, winged bomb made of oxydized silver.
 

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Picture source:   - Hermann Historica Auktioneers
Information source(s):   - Lexikon der Wehrmacht
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