Item Id: AM22114
East Front Medal 1941 - 1942 Maker Marked 127
East Front Medal 1941 – 1942 Maker Marked 127
The Russian Front Medal was instituted by Adolf Hitler on May 26th 1942 to commemorate the first winter campaign in Russia. The award was available to all Wehrmacht personnel, civilians and foreign volunteers who met the required criteria with the main qualification being at least fourteen days of participation in combat on the Russian front between November 15th 1941 and April 15th 1942.
The medal is made of die struck Zinc and comes complete with intact suspension ring and ribbed, rayon ribbon. The suspension ring is maker marked “127” for “Moritz Hausch A.G. Pforzheim”.
The medal is in good condition with most of the grey paint still intact and even some of the silver paint to the edges.
Nice maker marked, medal!!