(Luftschutz Ehrenzeichen)

Date Instituted

30 January 1938


Meritous service in the civil defence (Luftschutz, Police, Fire Brigade etc)

Number awarded


Estimated price (2009)

1st Class - €900
2nd Class - €70


Also known as Air Raid Protection Honour Award

Available in two classes:
1st Class
2nd Class

It was designed by Egon Jantke.

Photo courtesy of Rusfront

Sources used

Christopher Ailsby - World War 2 German medals and political awards
John R. Angolia - For Führer and Fatherland: Political & Civil awards of the Third Reich
David Littlejohn - Orders, decorations, medals and badges of the Third Reich
Detlev Niemann - Price Guide Germany 1871-1945 (2009)