Nahkampfspange in Silver

Flag_of_the_NSDAP_(1920–1945).svgThe Close Combat Clasp (German: Nahkampfspange) is a German military award instituted on 25 November 1942 for achievement in hand to hand fighting in close quarters. The Close Combat Clasp was worn above the upper left uniform pocket. The clasp was die-cast and made of either tombac or later zinc, with a slightly curved  centerpiece consisting of the national emblem surmounting a crossed bayonet and hand grenade.

The bronze issue was for 15 actions, the silver issue was for 30.

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