Thanks JohnJohn Wilson wrote:Unfortunately you have been misled my man, this was only ever awarded to SS and Polizei kameraden who trashed commie scumPeiper wrote:
Luftwaffe personel were also issued this award but the gold grade was
for 150 combat sorties/operations instead of days, being shot down
counted as three sorties, the first few gold grades awarded were all
presented by Hitler personally.
The information about the Anti-Partisan "bandit" badge was taken from the ref book "Combat
Medals of the Third Reich" by Christopher Ailsby, page 180.
My appologies if the information is incorrect but unfortunately i can only refer to information
at my disposal.