Air Gunners/Flight Engineers badge. (Fliegerschützenabzeichen für Bordfunker u. Bordmechaniker).Two piece, die struck zinc construction badge. The badge is in the form of a nicely convexed, vertically oval, wreath with laurel leaves to the left side and oak-leaves to the right side and a canted swastika superimposed to the bottom center. Mounted on the wreath is a dark burnished silver finished, highly vaunted, stylized eagle in flight. The eagle is secured to the wreath by two rivets which are visible on the reverse. The eagles wing tips extend just beyond the outer edge of the wreath. Complete with original hinge, pin and catch assembly. The reverse of the eagle is well marked with the impressed manufacturers initials, "B&N L", indicating manufacture by Berg & Nolte of Lüdenscheid.
From the battlefield. Satisfactory condition with traces of hard wear.