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Kriegsabzeichen für Hilfskreuzer

To award the actions of the Hilfskreuzer, on April 24th, under the command of Großadmiral H.C. Raeder, the Kriegsabzeichen für Hilfskreuzer was introduced. The decoration could be awarded to all crews of the Hilfkreuzer, even posthumously. It was awarded after completing a successful long distance voyage by an auxiliary cruiser.

There also was a version with diamonds, inlayd in the swastika.

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NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
Lütjens, Günther25-05-188927-05-1941more 


Kriegsabzeichen für Hilfskreuzer mit BrilliantenAuxiliary Cruiser Badge with Diamonds
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Kriegsabzeichen für Hilfskreuzer (ohne Brillianten)Auxiliary Cruiser Badge (without Diamonds)
In the database: 14