1933-1945, Third Reich
War Merit Medal, 1939.
This medal was instituted on 19th August, 1940, as the lowest level of the War Merit Cross, along with the Knight's Cross of the War Merit Cross, in order to extend the award options. This medal was frequently awarded to both soldiers and civilians, especially women in armament factories.
Round bronze medal with a raised edge. At the top is the usual soldered eyelet with suspension loop.
In the smooth area is a sublimely embossed image of the War Merit Cross.
On the back:
in the smooth area is are 4 lines in an old script: – Für -/- Kriegs- -/- verdienst -/- 1939 – .
30 mm wide, 3 mm red and white stripes at the edge, black centre stripe with a 1 mm red stripe in the middle.
- Land van herkomst
- War Merit Medal 1939 op de band
- Fabricage jaar
- Origineel/ Replica
- In zeer goede staat
- Met certificaat van echtheid