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Kriegsverdienstkreuz

The Kriegsverdienstkreuz was instituted on October 18th 1939 and its rules were published in RGBl. I v. 24.10.39, no. 209, p. 2069.The preambule states: "Als Zeichen der Anerkennung für Verdienste in dem uns aufgezwungenen Krieg, ..., stifte ich den Orden des Kreigsverdienstkreuzes.", which indicates that the Kriegsverdienstkreuz is to be seen as an Order. On the AUgust 19th 1940, the article 1 received a new paragraph (2) (see: RGBl. I v. 28.08.1940, no. 154, p. 1178), where the affiliated Kreigsverdienstmedaille was instituted.

Grid List
NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
Bogdanov, Mikhail Vasilyevich02-06-189719-04-1950 

Subonderscheidingen

Knights Cross for the War Merit Cross in Gold with Swords
Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes in Gold mit SchwerternKnights Cross for the War Merit Cross in Gold with Swords
In the database: 0
Issued:unknown
Knights Cross for the War Merit Cross in Gold without Swords
Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes in Gold ohne SchwerternKnights Cross for the War Merit Cross in Gold without Swords
In the database: 2
Issued:2
Knights Cross for the War Merit Cros with Swords
Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes mit SchwerternKnights Cross for the War Merit Cros with Swords
In the database: 260
Issued:258
Knights Cross to the War Merit Cross
Ritterkreuz des KriegsverdienstkreuzesKnights Cross to the War Merit Cross
In the database: 54
Issued:52
War Merit Cross 1st Class with Swords
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 1.Klasse mit SchwerternWar Merit Cross 1st Class with Swords
In the database: 1532
Issued:483603
War Merit Cross 1st Class
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 1.KlasseWar Merit Cross 1st Class
In the database: 82
Issued:91239
War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit SchwerternWar Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords
In the database: 1349
Issued:6134950
War Merit Cross 2nd Class
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.KlasseWar Merit Cross 2nd Class
In the database: 129
Issued:1591567
War Merit Medal
KriegsverdienstmedailleWar Merit Medal
In the database: 6
Issued:unknown

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