Nazi German SS 8 Year Long Service Award
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The award medal and ribbon are in good condition, although the ribbon is not attached to the medal. The SS long service award was introduced in 1938 in four classes for 4,8,12,25 years of service. An interesting fact about the years of service was that for those SS members that participated in "Kampfzeit" or the times of struggle (1925-1933) was their years were counted as double service. Also, military service counted as double service. The individual's personal award certificate is included with the award medal.