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Large Old Cased Medal German Presented by Lieutenant General Poeppel-what is it for?
Old 04-30-2019, 10:39 PM   #1
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Default Large Old Cased Medal German Presented by Lieutenant General Poeppel-what is it for?

Any help on this random auction purchase appreciated, thanks in advance.

‘Large Old Cased Medal German Presented by Lieutenant General Poeppel, Inspector of the Army Uberreicht durch Generalleutnant Poeppel Inspekteur des Heeres Germany’.

Must be this gentleman:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johannes_Poeppel

Does anyone know what it is awarded for?
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Old 05-01-2019, 01:52 AM   #2
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Looks like the Kommando Heer Badge to me.
For sure one of the many kind of "Challenge Coins" they give out.
Can ask a Friend who is there, maybe he knows it.
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Thanks for that, though way way to big to be a challenge coin.
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I agree, this one was no challange coin. For sure a kind of award "Bestpreis" for exceptional performance. Very nice find!
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Many thanks.
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Old 05-01-2019, 09:07 AM   #6
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It is a kind of a "Bestpreis". My former company commander had one in his office. He got is as the best of his officers candidate course, together with a award certification.
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It shows the Crest / Seal of the Heeresführungskommando, what is the Kommando Heer since 2011.
These were given out for Good Performance, Skills or other recognizable Stuff, so a bit like the US Challenge Coins as these were given out for these things too, alo with Certificates, but here more a Medal-like Award.
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