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German Cross in Gold - Cloth - Panzer issue > Germany / Tyskland WW1-WW2 > German WW1-2 Awards / Medaljer  |  
Price SEK 4.495,00
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Item number 7039
 

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Description
German Cross in Gold, cloth version.

Excellent condtion as seen on the pictures. Black backing which indicate panzer issue. All parts embroided except the wreath which is made of gold washed metal.
Uniform removed, there are still some black threads left.

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Tyska korset i guld, tygversionen.

Utmärkt skick på alla delar. Det svarta tyget i bakgrunden indikerar att den förlänats inom Pansarkåren. Alla delar är broderade förutom kransen som är gjord av förgylld metall. Korset är borttaget från uniform, svarta sytrådar finns fortfarande kvar.

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HISTORY:
The invasion of Russia saw the massive engagement of German troops, and certainly an important increase in acts of bravery. The German Cross (Kriegsorden) was created on 28 September 1941 (1) by Adolf Hitler (Führer und Oberster Befehlshaber der Wehrmacht) in order to publicly reward the heroism of the German Legions dispatched to defeat Bolshevism.

The award was created in two classes, Gold and Silver, independent of one another. The type in Gold had as its objective the recognition of repeated acts of bravery or exceptional command not justifying the award of the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross, but superior to requirements for award of the Iron Cross 1st Class. The type in Silver was to reward significant performance in military conduct of the war. Neither were in any way part of the classes of the Iron Cross. Because of this, recipients might first receive the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross and afterwards the German Cross—or vice versa. The detailed conditions for bestowal are shown in the ‘’Reichsgesetzblatt’’ of 2 October 1941 (Teil I, Nummer III).


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