This is a nice find from the battlefield a German wound badge, medal in black which is in relic condition but solid condition it is very rusty the markings on this badge are partly visible not completely clear but swastika can be partly seen the badge does have damage to it all over and has no pin on the back but is a nice battlefield find perfect for display or any collection. The badge was recovered on the Seelow Heights in Germany late war April 1945 battle on the Heights which was part of the opening battle for Berlin.
The Battle of the Seelow Heights was part of the Seelow-Berlin Offensive Operation (16 April-2 May 1945). A pitched battle, it was one of the last assaults on large entrenched defensive positions of the Second World War. It was fought over three days, from 16–19 April 1945. Close to one million Soviet soldiers of the 1st Belorussian Front (including 78,556 soldiers of the Polish 1st Army), commanded by Marshal Georgi Zhukov, attacked the position known as the "Gates of Berlin". They were opposed by about 110,000 soldiers of the German 9th Army commanded by General Theodor Busse, as part of the Army Group Vistula.
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