WW2 German Lappland Shield and Document Set . EFL6030acx

$850.00

WW2 German Lappland Shield (Lapplandschild) and Document Set. Document dated 18.7.1945 with a swaz eagle stamp on document (awarded after end of war). Size of document approx 8 1/4 inches X 6 inches. Worn condition hard to find shield with award document.

Additional Details: The Lappland Shield was awarded to military personnel soldiers in General Franz Böhme’s 20th Mountain Army which had been fighting a two front campaign against the advancing Finnish and Soviet Red Army forces in Lapland between November 1944 and the war’s end in May 1945. It was awarded to men who had “honorably served” for 6 months in the region or had been wounded during operations. It was authorized in February 1945 and was the last officially instituted German campaign shield of WW2. It continued to be awarded after the end of the war in May, 1945 by the unit commanders.

Additional Details: The Lappland Shield was awarded to military personnel soldiers in General Franz Böhme’s 20th Mountain Army which had been fighting a two front campaign against the advancing Finnish and Soviet Red Army forces in Lapland between November 1944 and the war’s end in May 1945. It was awarded to men who had “honorably served” for 6 months in the region or had been wounded during operations. It was authorized in February 1945 and was the last officially instituted German campaign shield of WW2. It continued to be awarded after the end of the war in May, 1945 by the unit commanders.

 

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Weight5 oz
Dimensions9 × 6 × .5 in

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