(Gemensames Flugzeugführer und Beobachter-abzeichen)


Date Instituted

26 March 1936


Awarded to those who held both pilot's and observer's certificates.

Number Awarded


Known makers/markings

A, B & NL, B.W.S., C.E. Junkers, CEJ, MJE, JMME, W. DEUMER, L/64

Gefreiter with his bride
(Courtesy of Kevin Huckfield)


It was identical to the Pilots Badge with the exception of the wreath being in gold rather than silver.

Also known as the Luftwaffe Double Award (Luftwaffendoppelabzeichen).

Photo courtesy of Black Cross Military Collectibles

Sources used

Christopher Ailsby - A collectors guide to the Luftwaffe
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