(Kriegsabzeichen für Marineartillerie)


Date Instituted

24 June 1941


* Preforming acts above and beyond the call of duty
* Showing outstanding leadership
* Killed in action

For a crew:
* Receiving 8 points (2 points for destroying an enemy plane without support, 1 point with support and 0,5 points for aiding in the downing of aircraft)

Number Awarded


Known makers/markings

Schwerin, W, FFL, R.S.


It was designed by Otto Placzek.

Photo courtesy of Rusfront

Sources used

Christopher Ailsby - A collectors guide to the Kriegsmarine
Christopher Ailsby - World War 2 German medals and political awards
John R. Angolia - For Führer and Fatherland: Military awards of the Third Reich
David Littlejohn - Orders, decorations, medals and badges of the Third Reich