Kriegsmarine War Badge for Naval Artillery

Date Instituted:

June 24th, 1941

Awarded To:

Officers and men of the Kriegsmarine land-based Naval Artillery andAnti-Aircraft Units.

Required Qualifications:


  • Show outstanding leadership skills, or
  • Display a single act of heroism or merit for which no otheraward 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 fordowning 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


This badge was awarded exclusively in one version, the versionshown.

Method of Wear:

Worn on the lower part of the left brest pocket of the naval servicetunic, underneath the Iron Cross Ist Class ifawarded, or equivalent grade award.

Kriegsmarine War Badge for Naval Artillery
Kriegsmarine War Badge for Naval Artillery