Edelweiss Alpen division military ring


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Edelweiss Alpen division military ring
Silver 800
This Ring SS size USA (inside diameter  mm) approx.: 10 1/4 (20,00 mm)
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The 1st Mountain Division (German: 1. Gebirgs Division) was an elite formation of the German Wehrmacht during World War II. It was created on 9 April 1938 in Garmisch Partenkirchen from the Mountain Brigade (German: Gebirgs Brigade) which was itself formed on 1 June 1935. The division consisted mainly of Bavarians and some Austrians.

Notable members.
Ferdinand Schörner The last living German Field Marshal, holder of the Knight’s Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds.
Wego Chiang son of the Chinese leader General Chiang Kai-shek served in I./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 98 in 1937 – 1939, reaching the rank of Leutnant before returning to China at the outbreak of war.

Edelweiss Flower Symbolism
The flower symbolism associated with the edelweiss flower is daring, courage and noble purity.
Edelweiss..the Mark of a True Soldier.
The Edelweiss, also known as the “Leontopodium Alpinium” , it is a flower found commonly in European countries such as Germany, Switzerland and Spain. The word “Edelweiss” derives from the German word Edel(noble) and Weiss(white).

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