Just found the exact same badge posted last month on WAF. Note the dent above the number box and the patination and scratches on the reverse all match, it's the same badge.
Panzerkampf Abzeichen 25 by JFS good one? - Wehrmacht-Awards.com Militaria Forums
Looks like ol' fvrod1 would have lost his shirt (or flak vest) on this sucker.
The prosecution rests.
'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'
In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.
03-06-2014 01:22 AM
A great job analyzing this badge Ned, well done.
by big ned