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Old 02-02-2013, 06:32 PM   #1
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I have two pins one from the nazis in ww2 another in an era I am not sure of. I would like any info that anyone knows of these. The nazi one is of a hawk standing on the swastika and the other has three stars on it. Thank you and have a nice day.



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Old 02-02-2013, 06:35 PM   #2
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I have two pins one from the nazis in ww2 another in an era I am not sure of. I would like any info that anyone knows of these. The nazi one is of a hawk standing on the swastika and the other has three stars on it. Thank you and have a nice day.
By pins, I think you are referring to what are called ribbons.


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Ok I was given both by my grandfather who collects all kinds of military collectibles and forgot to ask him when he gave them to me.

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Ok I was given both by my grandfather who collects all kinds of military collectibles and forgot to ask him when he gave them to me.
1st picture has 3 ribbons on it, a quick look online of german awards shows that from left to right;

Iron Cross 1939 ribbon / 4-year length of service ribbon / Entry into Austria ribbon


2nd pic is a US ribbon WWII

European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Ribbon, with three bronze star devices
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Thank you very much for the info, have a nice day

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Thank you very much for the info, have a nice day
Glad to help, I love a good mystery :-)
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The top one is a Luftwaffe pin. The other is a US WW2 battle ribbon with battle stars. One star for each major battle participated in.

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Is it possible to tell the battles?



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