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H053574 ARMY FLAK ARTILLERY BADGE, 1941.(Heeres-Flakabzeichen)
BACKGROUND: The German Army Flak, (Anti-aircraft Artillery), Badge was instituted by Generalfeldmarschall Walther von Brauchitsch, on July 18TH 1941, for bestowal to army anti-aircraft battery crews, with the award of the badge based on a point structure basis. Of Note: Although Hermann Göring’s Luftwaffe was the ultimate authority of all things concerned with flight including anti-aircraft defence most division within the German army had a subordinate Flak battalion that usually contained three 88mm caliber batteries and an additional two 20mm caliber batteries to provide internal air defence.
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Die struck, solid backed, alloy construction badge with a silver wash, features an embossed, vertically oval, oak-leaf wreath with a Wehrmacht style eagle, with down-swept wings, clutching a canted swastika in its talons, superimpose to the top center, encompassing the likeness of a nicely detailed, cut-out, 88mm anti-aircraft artillery piece with the barrel extending beyond the outer edge of the wreath. Complete with original hinge, pin and catch assembly. Nice!
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