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East Front Medal 1941 – 1942 Maker Marked 20


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 alloy metal and comes complete with intact suspension ring and ribbed, rayon ribbon. The suspension ring is maker marked “20” for “C.F. Zimmermann, Pforzheim”. The medal is in close to mint condition with 99.9% of the original silver and grey paint still intact.


Close to impossible to find in better condition!!