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~ Air Warden Honour Award 2nd Class ~
The Air Warden Honour Award 2nd Class is made of zinc or tombak and has the shape of a large round silver grey medal with a swastika in the centre.
Around this swastika is the text “Für verdienste im Luftschutz” placed and at the outer edge of the text is a slightly raised line. Next to this line is a broad oak leaf wreath with a ribbon knot at the bottom.
At the reverse are the swastika and text replaced by the year 1938.
At the top of the medal is a small eyelid placed, through this eyelid comes the little ring of the ribbon. The broad ribbon consists of a wide violet coloured stripe at the centre, flanked by a small red, white and black stripe.
The Air Warden Honour Award 2nd Class was awarded for bravery in the Reichluftschutzbund (RLB) (National Air Raid Protection League) and could be awarded to members of the Luftschutz but also to factory guards, fire fighters, police ect. The recipient did however had to been already 4 years in service with the Luftschutz.
The Reichsluftschutzbund was an organization in Nazi Germany in charge of air raid precautions in residential areas and among smaller businesses. The RLB was in charge of educating and training ordinary German men and women in civil defence procedures necessary for the basic level of local self-help of the civil population against air raids.
The Air Warden Honour Award 2nd Class was worn on the left breast pocket and was awarded in a small paper packet or carton box with the award name stencilled on it. Together with the awarding came a standard award document and the awarding was notated in the Soldbuch.
~ Dimensions ~
The Medal has a length and width of 1.5 inches (4 cm).
The Medal weighs 30g.
~ Condition ~
The medal is in good condition but it shows signs of wear and loss of colour.
The ribbon is somewhat dirty but is in a good order.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £15, international at cost and it can be viewed in our shop.
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