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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.

Grid List
NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
Jacob, Claus Gustav Friedrich Louis30-06-1895 more 
Jaschke, Erich11-05-189014-10-1961more 
Jauer, Georg25-06-189605-08-1971more 
Jena, von, Leo Ferdinand08-07-187607-04-1957more 
Jeschonnek, Hans09-04-189919-08-1943more 
Jodl, Alfred Josef Ferdinand10-05-189016-10-1946more 
Jodl, Ferdinand Alfred Friedrich28-11-189609-06-1956more 
John, Richard (Generalleutnant)21-06-189620-02-1965 
Jordan, Hans (WH-General der Infanterie)27-12-189220-04-1975more 
Jost, Walter (WH-Jäger)25-07-189624-04-1945more 
Junck, Walter   
Jüngling, Ernst27-01-188305-05-1945more 
Jürgen, Friedrich-Wilhelm02-10-189516-07-1954more 
Jäger, Friedrich Gustav "Fritz"25-09-189521-08-1944more