badge, unit, Army Group Mackensen, Austro-Hungarian Army
Metal badge in a gold finish. The badge consists of a central section with an arched top edge, bearing an embossed design of a giant figure wielding a sword, striding across a landscape, with an adjacent date inscription 1916-1917. The top of the badge has a semi-circular inscription reading HEERESGRUPPE MACKENSEN. The base of the badge has a panel bearing the inscription FELDZUG GEGEN RUMANIEN. To the left and right sides of the base are four small heraldic shield emblems. A vertical hinged pin is attached to the reverse.
This divisional badge was probably worn unofficially on the side of the field cap.
FELDZUG GEGEN RUMANIEN