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Kriegsabzeichen für Marineartillerie / War Badge for Naval Artillery


Date Instituted:
June 24th, 1941
Awarded To:
Officers and men of the Kriegsmarine land-based Naval Artillery and Anti-Aircraft Units.
Required Qualifications:
Individually:
  • Show outstanding leadership skills, or
  • Display a single act of heroism or merit for which no other award was given, or
  • Individual was killed in action as a result of duty
    As a crew:
  • Achieve eight points through the following criteria: 2 points for downing an aircraft unassisted, 1 point for downing an aircraft assisted, and .5 points for aiding in the downing of aircraft for radar, searchlight, or other such units
  • First Awarded:
    Currently unknown
    Number Awarded:
    Currently unknown
    Grades/Variations:
    This badge was awarded exclusively in one version, the version shown.
    Method of Wear:
    Worn on the lower part of the left brest pocket of the naval service tunic, underneath the Iron Cross Ist Class if awarded, or equivalent grade award.
    Notes:

    Kriegsmarine War Badge for Naval Artillery