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Luftwaffe Gerfreiter Erich Renning - Luftwaffe I / Flak Regiment 33

Erich Renning served in I/Flak Regiment 33 in North Africa. He was awarded the Luftwaffe Flak Badge / Flak-Kampfabzeichen der Luftwaffe.

The Flak badge was an award instituted on 10 January 1941 by the Commander in Chief of the Luftwaffe Hermann Göring to commemorate soldiers or servicemen of the Flak Artillery who distinguished themselves in action against enemy aerial or ground attacks. It was worn on the lower part of the left breast pocket of the service tunic, underneath the 1st class Iron Cross if awarded.