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  • German wound badge in black solid condition relic with some marking belonging to soldier of the 46th Panzer Corps recovered near Gnilets attacked by them on 5th July 1943 during the attack on the Kursk salient

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    This is a aluminium made German soldiers wound badge in black medal it is in nice solid condition still retains a bit of its black painted finish with the swastika partly clear to see on the front and on the back it is missing its pin on the back as well. The medal still has some dirt attached from the recovery but has been very nicely cleaned and is nice condition for a battlefield find and is perfect for display or any collection. The medal belonged to a soldier of the 46th Panzer Corps as it was recovered near the Village of Gnilets attacked by them during the opening offensive of operation citadel on 5th July 1943 during the attack on the Northern side of the Kursk salient from 5th July-12th July 1943 in Russia.

    The German 46th Panzer Corps participated in the invasion of Yugoslavia. The Corps was created as the XXXXVI Army Corps and converted to a Panzer Corps on 21 June 1942.The Panzer Corps took part in Operation Barbarossa and fought in Kiev,Putyvl, Vyazma and Volokolamsk. It later fought in Rusa-Volokolamsk, Rzhev, Vyazma and Yelnya before taking part in operation citadel the battle of Kursk in July 1943 it was commanded by Major General Hans Zorn. It retired to the Svin area in September 1943.



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