"War Badges / Kriegsabzeichen"
"Gemeinesamesflugzeugführer und Beobachter Abzeichen in Gold mit Brillanten"
"Gemeinesamesflugzeugführer und Beobachter Abzeichen in Gold mit Brillanten" AND BOX!
The badge was awarded after completion of two month qualifying service, after five operational flight as observer, or if the recipient was wounded while posted as observer (prior to the completion of the 5 flights). The number presented is unknown to the authors at this time.
The conditions changed all along the war. From 41 to 44 progressively any specialist (riflemen, administration, doctors) was authorized to wear the badge after performing jump training.
"Frontflugspange für Transportflieger"
As implied by the title, the badge was presented to Air Gunners and Radio Operators and mechanics who completed two months training or five missions. The criteria was shortened if the soldier received a wound in action.