"War Badges / Kriegsabzeichen"
"U-Boots-Kriegsabzeichen"Marked: "München 9"
Aged version!Sign by General Admiral der Unterseeboote:Von Friedburg!
4. May 1945 Germany, (General Admiral von Friedburg) signs surrender document at 1830 hours in Field Marshal Mongomery's HQ
With two "claws" backside, please see "More images".
The badge could be awarded in the following conditions:- Participation in at least 12 operational missions. - Participation in 3 separate engagement with the enemy. - For special achievement or heroic action.- Service on a sunk ship as result of enemy action.- For being wounded during an engagement with enemy.
The Fleet War Badge was awarded to crews of battleships, cruisers and other naval ships serving in combat areas, including those killed in action. For personnel serving on battleships or cruisers, the award came through the commander of the task force. For other naval personnel the award came through naval headquarters. The criteria for receiving the award is as follows: 12 weeks service on a battleship or cruiser, with proof of distinction and good conduct.
The Blockade runner badge was instituted on April 1, 1941 in order to reward the ship members who participated to attempt or actually break the allied sea blockade.
"Kriegsabzeichen für die Marine Artillerie"