Naval Front Clasp

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Naval Front Clasp
Awarded by Nazi Germany
Type Badge
Eligibility Military personnel
Campaign World War II
Status Obsolete
Established 19 November 1944

The Naval Front Clasp (German: Marine-Frontspange) was a World War II German military decoration awarded to officers and men of the Kriegsmarine in recognition of long, hard front line service for all naval units. The award was instituted on 19 November 1944 by Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz.


  • Klietmann, Kurt-Gerhard (1981) (in German). Auszeichnungen des Deutschen Reiches. 1936–1945. Stuttgart, Germany: Motorbuch ISBN 3-87943-689-4.