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Fallschirmschützenabzeichen - Buntmetallausführung Herstellers Juncker, Berlin

Fallschirmschützenabzeichen - Buntmetallausführung Herstellers Juncker, Berlin

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Beobachten
Epoche
Land Deutschland
Material
Maße
Hersteller C.E. Juncker
Gewicht
Los 15-213
EAN 2000000065520
Los 15-213
Epoche
Land Deutschland
EAN 2000000065520
Material
Maße
Hersteller C.E. Juncker
Gewicht
Epoche
Land Deutschland
Los 15-213
Material
Maße
EAN 2000000065520
Hersteller C.E. Juncker
Gewicht

Fallschirmschützenabzeichen - Buntmetallausführung Herstellers Juncker, Berlin

Beschreibung
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Nicely worn tombak Luftwaffe Paratrooper Badge made by Juncker, Berlin.
 
Maker marked to the reverse of the eagle. Nicely gilt eagle. Good finish to the wreath.
Scratches to the bottom of the wreath from opening the pin.
 
A great badge in good condition 2.

Zustand
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Historische Informationen
Verleihungszeitraum
1936 - 1945
OEK
Stiftungsdatum
05.11.1936
Stifter
Reichsminister der Luftfahrt und Oberbefehlshaber der Luftwaffe, Hermann Göring

The paratrooper (Fallschirmschützenabzeichen) was a badge awarded to qualified parachutists of the Wehrmacht and the Waffen-SS of Nazi Germany. The badge was first established by order of Hermann Göring on 5 November 1936.

It was originally awarded to Luftwaffe personnel after completion of the required number of six jumps. The badge depicted a diving eagle with a swastika in its claws surrounded by a silver wreath. The original construction was made of "gold-finished bronze" for the eagle and "oxidized silver plate" for the laurel leaves. In 1937, the construction of the badge changed to aluminium.

In late 1942, the construction was changed again to a metal alloy. A cloth version of the badge was also authorized in 1937, to be worn on a flight jacket. A recipient had to re-qualify for the badge each year. An army version (Fallschirmschützen-Abzeichen des Heeres) was later introduced (1 September 1937), with the swastika relocated to the top of the wreath and surmounted by a smaller upright eagle. As with the Luftwaffe, a recipient had to re-qualify for the badge each year. 

In 1936, the army ordered the institution of its own parachute company, which was expanded to a battalion in 1938. When the army parachute units were transferred over to the Luftwaffe in 1939, the former army soldiers continued to wear the army version of the Parachutist badge. The Waffen-SS personnel of the 500, 501 or 502 SS-Parachute Battalions were awarded the Luftwaffe badge after they passed the jump and other test requirements.

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