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Here we have a Medaille Winterschlacht im Osten 1941/42! This was awarded to individuals who served on the German Eastern Front during 15 November 1941 to 15 April 1942. It is constructed out of a die struck zinc-alloy base that has been silver washed, blackened and lacquered. The round shaped obverse depicts the early national closed winged eagle clutching a stagnant swastika in its talons, in front of a laurel wreath branch and below an M35 pattern helmet and a model 24 grenade. The reverse reads: "Winterschlacht Im Ostem 1941/42" (Winter Battle in the East 1941/42), which is above a crossed sword and laurel leaf and berry branch and below that same helmet and grenade. To the top is an internal loop and ring which holds approximately 6 inches of red, white and black rayon ribbon. It measures approximately 1 3/8 inches wide by 1 5/8 inches tall. It shows wear and age but retains good silver finish.
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