Combat Infantryman Badge CIB 2nd award J. Balme France (RARE!)

RARE J Balme Combat Infantryman Badge 2nd award ; CIB

Airborne J. Balme France clutch back

full size 3 inch nicely hall marked ;

highly detailed

very rare Balme version of the CIB or US Army Combat Infantryman Badge; 2nd award . the Combat Infantryman Badge (CIB) is awarded for participation in Infantry ground combat against a hostile enemy force The CIB was first authorized during World War II (1943- see below) and continue to this day as one of the most prestigious awards a soldier can earn. The CIB signifies that an INFANTRYMAN or Special Forces Soldier has been in actual combat against a hostile enemy force. The CIB is worn above all other badges and ribbons on the Army uniform. This one is hallmarked J. Balme FRANCE

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