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Ostmedaille '20' with Pouch 'L/52'


German Eastern Front Medal (Medaille für die Winterschlacht im Osten) with carton Pouch. The German Eastern Front Medal was instituted on 26 May 1942 to commemorate the first winter campaign in Russia, operation Barbarossa. The medal was also known as the "Frozen Meat Medal". Approximately 3 million examples have been awarded. The medal comes with its original 19cms long sized ribbon and carton pouch as found together. Both the medal (20) and pouch are nicely maker marked by the company of 'C.F. Zimmermann' from Pforzheim, the pouch is also marked with the LDO marking 'L/52' which belonged to the company of Zimmermann. Nice original set in very good condition!

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