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Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber

This award is slightly different than the Spanish Wound Badge, because the crossway placed swords are somewhat broader and the new steel helmet type, the M35 model is used for this badge. The swastika on the helmed is slightly lager and the dots on the intermediary fields are on this badge placed in horizontally lines. Further is the badge oval shaped with a laurel leaves wreath at the outer edge of the badge. At the base of the badge is a knot and at the top are three berries underneath each other placed. The silver version has a solid reverse and can have a thin round pin or a broad flat pin with hook construction. Most of the silver versions are made of copper and zinc and were than silver plated. The silver version was awarded for 3 or 4 wounds of for a single wound that resulted in the loss of a hand, a foot or an eye. For a wound that meant brain damage, facial disfigurement of deafness, also the silver version was awarded.

Grid List
NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
Adam, Hans-Hermann (Artillerie-Regiment 333)10-08-1911 more
Ahnert, Heinz (Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 14)17-07-1917 
Alm, Werner04-05-1917 more
Ambos, Helmuth25-07-1912 
Amselgruber, Thomas 'Amsel' (schw.SS-Pz-Abt. 501)18-12-1905 more
Appel, Heinrich01-10-1920 more
Arhens, Karl (Panzerjäger-Abteilung 8)  
Aster, Hans-Heinrich28-10-1921 more
Auer, Heinrich  
Auer, Ludwig  
Angern, Günther05-03-189302-02-1943more
Aldenhoven, Franz02-02-192306-07-1943
Ammann, Franz (Grenadier-Regiment 256)03-11-191918-08-1943more
Axtmann, Fritz (Infanterie-Regiment 20)07-12-191413-09-1943more
Altenbuchner, Michael 22-10-1943
Alberts, Otto (Grenadier-Regiment 501)22-02-189310-12-1943more
Amelung, Günther (Schnelle Abteilung 123)08-04-191429-03-1944more
Albers, Hans-Wilhelm (Art.Reg. 1 "Afrika")12-06-191404-06-1944more
Andree, Harry02-10-191315-08-1944more
Albrecht-Lemke, Egon (Zerstörergeschwader 76)19-05-191825-08-1944more
Abel, Adolf Wilhelm (161. Infanterie-Division)18-10-191426-08-1944more
Allmacher, Friedrich "Fritz"03-12-191426-12-1944more
Albrecht, Hans-Joachim (Grenadier-Regiment 51)18-03-192000-02-1945more
Abratis, Herbert Karl21-03-191829-03-1945more
Altacher, Eduard24-01-191927-05-1945
Adamsons, Miervaldis29-06-191023-08-1948more
Albers, Hans-Peter (Artillerie-Regiment 150)20-11-191410-03-1956more
Arning, Karl Eduard Friedrich10-02-189217-11-1964more
Alex, Ernst01-03-191525-10-1965more
Adolph-Auffenberg-Komarow, Gustav11-07-188708-02-1967more
Albrecht, Kurt (Grenadier-Regiment 948)24-02-188902-09-1968more
Altstadt, Rudolf16-01-191427-05-1974more
Anhalt, Wilhelm28-03-191713-06-1979more
Abel, Josef (Infanterie-Regiment 217)03-01-191401-12-1984more
Assmann, Alois (Panzerjäger-Abteilung 61)05-06-191326-10-1987more
Attenberger, Franz-Xaver (Artillerie-Regiment 114)19-07-191509-08-1991more
Albat, Ernst (Grenadier-Regiment 2)18-05-191700-00-1992
Ableiter, Walter (Grenadier-Regiment 396)22-01-192222-06-1993more
Anders, Richard03-01-191509-09-1993more
Anding, Friedrich26-06-191507-02-1996more
Axmann, Artur (Arthur)15-02-191324-10-1996more
Anneken, Udo11-10-191711-10-1997more
Augustin, Hans05-08-190504-10-2000more
Ammer, Hermann (Grenadier-Regiment 62)08-03-191409-12-2000more
Alter, Max17-01-191015-03-2001
Allersmeier, Heinz24-03-191723-03-2001more
Auert, Heinz11-06-192118-02-2002more
Arndt, Fritz (Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 32)01-06-191012-03-2003more
Albert, Wilhelm (Panzerjäger-Abteilung 35)24-04-191715-12-2004more
Arnold, Friedrich (WH-Sturmgeschütz)10-05-191901-09-2006more
Ahrens, Hinrich (Grenadier-Regiment 1141)15-03-192131-12-2009more
Adrario, Friedrich (Panzerjäger-Abteilung 272)29-11-191825-06-2011more
Altermann, Karl-Heinz (Pz-Gren.Reg. 25)04-06-192226-11-2013more

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