Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer

Formally this version is known as Ehrenkreuz des Weltkrieges, mit Schwertern.

This bronze coloured version carries swords to the common design and a Laurel wreath.
It was awarded tot those who were in active military duty during battle on land, by sea or in the air. Known is that 6.202.883 examples were awarded, not included those who were still in active duty. Therefore the total number must be much higher. Until 1944 the award was still awarded. There are black versions of the decoration known.

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Raappana, Erkki Johannes* June 2nd, 1893
† September 14th, 1962

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Rabe von Pappenheim, Friedrich-Carl* October 5th, 1894
† June 9th, 1977

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Radowitz, von, Joseph "Josef"* July 29th, 1899
† June 1st, 1956

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Radziej, Georg* January 7th, 1895
† May 13th, 1972

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Raeder, Erich Johann Albert* April 24th, 1876
† November 6th, 1960

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Raegener, Adolf* February 17th, 1895
† August 17th, 1983

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Raithel, Johann* March 11th, 1897
† January 29th, 1961

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Rantzau, von, Heino* March 8th, 1894
† November 2nd, 1946

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Rappard, von, Fritz-Georg Hugo Karl* August 15th, 1892
† January 31st, 1946

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Rasch, Otto* December 7th, 1891
† November 1st, 1948

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Rasp, Siegfried* January 10th, 1898
† September 2nd, 1968

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Rauch, Erwin* October 19th, 1889
† February 26th, 1969

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Rauch, Hans* March 1st, 1899
† August 22nd, 1958

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Raus, Erhard* January 8th, 1889
† April 3rd, 1956

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Rauter, Johann Baptist Albin "Hanns Albin"* February 4th, 1895
† March 25th, 1949

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Recke, Heinrich* August 25th, 1890
† August 18th, 1943

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Recknagel, Hermann* June 18th, 1892
† January 23rd, 1945

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Rediess, Friedrich Wilhelm Otto* October 10th, 1900
† May 8th, 1945

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Reichelt, Paul* March 29th, 1898
† July 15th, 1981

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Reichenau, von, Walter Karl Ernst August* October 8th, 1884
† January 17th, 1942

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Reichert, Josef* December 12th, 1891
† March 15th, 1970

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Reichert, Rudolf* November 24th, 1893
† March 10th, 1967

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Reimann, Richard* November 2nd, 1892
† October 28th, 1970

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Reinhard, Hans Wolfgang* December 11th, 1888
† January 18th, 1950

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Reinhardt, Alfred-Hermann* November 15th, 1897
† January 14th, 1973

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Reinhardt, Fritz* September 27th, 1898
† September 30th, 1965

Reinhardt, Georg-Hans* March 1st, 1887
† November 22nd, 1963

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Rekowski, von, Siegfried* July 9th, 1896
† May 9th, 1990

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Rendulic, Dr., Lothar* October 23rd, 1887
† January 17th, 1971

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Renz, von, Otto-Wilhelm* November 3rd, 1891
† January 16th, 1968

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Reymann, Hellmuth* November 24th, 1892
† December 12th, 1988

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Rhein, Karl-Ludwig* March 30th, 1894
† March 27th, 1988

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Richert, Johann-Georg* April 14th, 1890
† January 30th, 1946

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Richter, Werner (263.Infanterie-Division)* October 21st, 1898
† June 3rd, 1944

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Richthofen, Freiherr von, Wolfram* October 10th, 1895
† July 12th, 1945

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Riebel, Gustav-Adolf* March 13th, 1896
† August 23rd, 1942

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Riedel, Hans-Hermann* September 17th, 1891
† February 5th, 1960

Riedl, Hans (10. Infanterie-Division)* September 21st, 1895
† September 13th, 1945

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Ringenberg, Carl* July 12th, 1898

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Rintelen, Josef* March 7th, 1897
† July 14th, 1981

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Risse, Walther* December 13th, 1892
† June 21st, 1965

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Ritscherle, Karl* May 1st, 1898
† August 24th, 1940
Plot: 9 Row: 5 Grave: 27

Rittau, Stephan Georg Julius* December 27th, 1891
† August 22nd, 1942

Rittberg, Graf von, Georg* May 30th, 1898
† June 6th, 1973

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Rode, Ernst* August 9th, 1894
† September 12th, 1955

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Rodenburg, Carl* May 17th, 1894
† November 5th, 1992

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Rodt, Eberhard* December 4th, 1895
† December 14th, 1979

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Rogge, Bernhard* November 4th, 1899
† June 29th, 1982

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Roman, Freiherr von, Rudolf* November 19th, 1893
† February 18th, 1970

Rommel, Erwin Johannes Eugen* November 15th, 1891
† October 14th, 1944

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Rost, von, Hans-Günther* November 15th, 1894
† March 23rd, 1945

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Roth, Ernst-August* April 19th, 1898
† September 26th, 1975

Roth, Max* March 2nd, 1897

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Rothenburg, Karl* June 8th, 1894
† June 28th, 1941

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Rothkirch und Panthen, von, Friedrich-Wilhelm* February 16th, 1884
† December 24th, 1953

Rouppert, von, Ernst Günther* August 8th, 1888
† March 22nd, 1944
Plot: BG Row: 11 Grave: 267

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Ruckteschell, von, Hellmuth Max* March 23rd, 1890
† September 24th, 1948

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Rude, Erwin† December 28th, 1964

Ruff, Siegfried* February 20th, 1895
† February 3rd, 1946
Plot: Feld 18 

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Rundstedt, von, Gerd* December 12th, 1875
† February 24th, 1953

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Ruoff, Richard* August 18th, 1883
† March 30th, 1967

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Rupp, Ernst* January 13th, 1892
† May 30th, 1943

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Rübel, Karl* August 16th, 1895
† March 8th, 1945

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Rüdel, Günter* November 15th, 1883
† April 22nd, 1950

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Röhricht, Edgar* June 16th, 1892
† February 11th, 1967

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Röllinghoff, Ernst August Ferdinand* August 2nd, 1897
† May 14th, 1940
Plot: CC Row: 3 Grave: 62

Röpke, Kurt* November 29th, 1896
† July 21st, 1966

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Rösch, Rudolf* May 11th, 1890
† September 5th, 1952

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