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Bronze U-Boat Combat Clasp by Schwerin
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A heavy, solid, U-Boat combat clasp, zinc alloy construction with the classic wide, fluted pin and a bronze wash. The reverse of the badge is marked with the designer's name, "Entwurf Peekhaus", and the manufacturer's name and location, "Ausf. Schwerin Berlin 68". Shows most of its original bronze finish. The U-Boat Combat Clasp, was introduced late in the war (May of 1944) and it was awarded to a member of a U-Boat crew only following a personal recommendation by the U-Boat Captain and upon personal approval of Grand Admiral Doenitz.