Panzer Assault Badge (PAB) in silver (Panzerkampfabzeichen in Silber) was instituted by Generaloberst Walther von Brauchitsch on December 20th 1939 for award to all ranks of tank personnel who served as a tank commander, driver, gunner or radio operator and had been involved in three different armored assaults on three different days. The institution order indicated the criteria for award of the badge was to be effective as of January 1st 1940. Silver plated zinc. Ball hinge and steel pin. Hook made of brass. "AS" mark in triangle. Producer not fully assigned. Most collectors believe that this is Adolf Scholze, Grunwald.
From the battlefield. Satisfactory condition with traces of hard wear. As the pictures shown.