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    Early Tank History (before 1935); especially German Tank History.

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  1. Pictures from the back available? I don't like the ribbon - looks new to me. The cross itself: well .... it looks like the ,odern copies, but ... not 100% sure.
  2. Vielleicht noch anzumerken: bei den Kraftfahrer-Vereinen waren nicht nur Kraftfahrer organisiert, sondern im Prinzip konnte dort jeder Mitglied werden, der zu den Verkehrstruppen zählte, also bspw. auch Angehörige der Kampfwagentruppe. Übrigens: habe in meiner DB nachgesehen: kein Meißner.
  3. It is supposed that this one was made by a jeweller, because the Badge Looks like the one from the Award document.
  4. As far as I remember it was Larsen himself, who mentioned in 1935 that Maybe 120 were awarded. Later I read around 100 and it is stuck at 99.
  5. Hello Deruelle! Thank you. I was aware of this book, but …. my Hindi ist better than my French. Are there any pics or informations about the Kampfwagenabzeichen?
  6. Puh … I have to search my database, but as far as I remember, I haven't saved the Pictures, because in fact it was a typical US-fake from the 1970s with an AWS marking. You can find those with different markings from nearly every manufacturer.
  7. Hmm …. I've never seen an AWS from that time. Also I have never seen a badge that could be an original with AWS markings. But I have seen a fake with AWS marking in the past. I am still looking for Juncker and Godet catalogues from that period.
  8. @dond: I am happy about every Information about the badge - wether it is about an original or a fake. Usually I should be aware about every thread regarding the Kampfwagenabzeichen in each of this Forum (because I am a member): SDA - Sammlergemeinschaft Deutscher Auszeichnungen, GMIC, Landships Forum, MFF - Militaria Fundforum, Wehrmachts Awards, Feldgrau Forum. My main forums are the SDA and the Landships Forum, which I use to visit on a daily basis. All others I visit every 6 to 12 months and then I search for KWA-related threads. But sometimes I miss one - like the one you ma
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