WW2 nazi Germany Black wound badge awarded to soldiers suffering 1 or more injuries in combat. Silver and Gold grades were also awarded formultiple injuries. Design is the same as per WW1 with the addition of the swastika in the center of the helmet.
The German wound badges were awarded in both the first and second World wars and principally in three grades – Black (Wounded once), Silver (3 wounds) and Gold (5 times wounded) – however in the event of the soldiers death any one of the grades could be awarded.
Shown here is a frequently encountered Stamped steel WW1 version.