Spain - Army/Infantry - WWII Blue Division Medals - Russian Front Wehrmacht - 1941

Description
Spain - Army/Infantry - WWII Blue Division Medals - Russian Front Wehrmacht - 1941
Original - Bronze - Fair condition

1- Merit in Campaign Medal red distinctive, for outstanding actions in combat, the equivalent of the 2-class German Iron Cross EK2.

At the time it corresponds to the Blue Division (Spanish elite group belonging to the Wehrmacht in WWII on the Eastern Leningrad front) or to the Civil War (Condor Legion).


2- Blue Division “Aguinaldo” Medal. Medal of the Virgen del Pilar patron of the Blue Division was sent to the fighters on the Russian front in the Christmas bonus from 1941 to 1942.

On the obverse there is the apparition of the Virgin to James the Apostle, the virgin on a pillar surrounded by two angels, obverse the cover of the Basilica with the legend "XIX aniversario de la virgen del pilar 1940 Zaragoza".

WW2, Russian front, Iron Cross.

Lot details
Type
WWII Blue Division Medals - Russian Front Wehrmacht
Country of Origin
Spain
Army Unit
Army/Infantry
Year of Manufacture
1941
Material
Bronze
Original/ Replica
Original
Condition
Fair condition
Comes with certificate of authenticity
No
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