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Mark in Cleveland, Tn.
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Up for auction, is it real? or fake-repop
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I think it's a legit Infantry Assault Badge, marked by Gebrüder Wegerhoff, Lüdenscheid.
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Infanterie Sturmabzeichen Silber – Hersteller GWL (Gebrüder Wegerhoff, Lüdenscheid)
Link: https://www.militaerkultur.de/produkt/i ... nscheid-2/
Source: Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
The badge was introduced on 20 December 1939 by decree of the Commander-in-Chief of the Army, Walther von Brauchitsch. According to the ordinance, it was to be awarded to infantrymen as a visible sign of recognition of the infantryman who had proven himself in the assault and at the same time as an incentive to the highest performance of duty.
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