Wound Badge Silver 1918 Verwundetenabzeichen in Silber
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WOUND BADGE SILVER 1918 (Verwundetenabzeichen)
Reproduction high-quality wound badge in silver color grade, a German military decoration first promulgated by Wilhelm II, German Emperor on 3 March 1918, which was first awarded to soldiers of the German Army who were wounded during World War I.
Between the world wars, it was awarded to members of the German armed forces who fought on the Nationalist side of the Spanish Civil War, 1938–39, and received combat related wounds.
It was awarded to members in the Reichswehr, the Wehrmacht, SS and the auxiliary service organizations during World War II. After March 1943, due to the increasing number of Allied bombings, it was also awarded to civilians wounded in air raids.
Criteria for award:
- Black: one or two injuries as a result of combat action.
- Silver: three or four injured as a result of combat action. In the case of a wound that would cause the loss of a hand, a foot, an eye or deafness.
- Gold: five or more injured as a result of combat action. In the event of death or total disability type total disability, blindness, loss of manhood.