WWII Period Light Panzer Ghost Division Pin
WWII Light Panzer Gespensterdivision Pin - WWII period light Panzer Gespensterdivision (Ghost Division)- unit's pin back badge, in black enamel, silvered, 15.6mm(wide) x 18.9mm(height), in extremely fine condition, and in period blue case. Rare. Footnote: The 7th Panzer Division was a German elite armored formation which participated in the Battle of France. General Erwin Rommel commanded the division, which was nicknamed the "Ghost Division" because of its speed and independent movement, which even the German High Command had difficulty following. After service in France, the division served mainly on the Eastern Front, ending its days in the defense of Germany and surrendering to the British army northwest of Berlin in 1945.