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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

Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes in Gold mit SchwerternKnights Cross for the War Merit Cross in Gold with Swords
In the database: 0
Issued:unknown
Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes in Gold ohne SchwerternKnights Cross for the War Merit Cross in Gold without Swords
In the database: 2
Issued:2
Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes mit SchwerternKnights Cross for the War Merit Cros with Swords
In the database: 261
Issued:258
Ritterkreuz des KriegsverdienstkreuzesKnights Cross to the War Merit Cross
In the database: 52
Issued:52
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 1.Klasse mit SchwerternWar Merit Cross 1st Class with Swords
In the database: 1497
Issued:483603
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 1.KlasseWar Merit Cross 1st Class
In the database: 45
Issued:91239
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit SchwerternWar Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords
In the database: 1002
Issued:6134950
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.KlasseWar Merit Cross 2nd Class
In the database: 74
Issued:1591567
KriegsverdienstmedailleWar Merit Medal
In the database: 4
Issued:unknown