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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
Takkula, Karl Yrjö Ilmari04-02-189910-04-1962more 
Talvela, Paavo Juho19-02-189730-09-1973more 
Tank, Kurt Waldemar24-02-189805-06-1983 
Tappert, Walter  more 
Tensfeld, Willy27-11-189302-09-1982more 
Terboven, Josef Antonius Heinrich23-05-189808-05-1945more 
Tettau, von, Hans30-11-188830-01-1956more 
Thams, x   
Thiele, August26-08-189331-03-1981more 
Thoholte, Karl14-09-189321-03-1954 
Tholens, Hermann19-05-188216-10-1967 
Thoma, Heinrich "Heinz"26-04-189130-10-1948more 
Thoma, Ritter von, Wilhelm Josef11-11-189130-04-1948more 
Thomale, Wolfgang25-02-190020-10-1978more 
Thomas, Wilhelm08-10-189224-08-1976more 
Thomaschki, Siegfried Paul Leonhard20-03-189431-05-1967more 
Thumm, Helmuth25-08-189513-07-1977more 
Thunert, Eberhard22-11-189904-05-1964more 
Tiainen, Lauri Taavetti15-02-189018-09-1958more 
Tiemann, Otto12-02-189020-04-1952more 
Tippelskirch, von, Kurt Oskar Heinrich Ludwig W.09-10-189110-05-1957more 
Tittel, Hermann Karl Richard Eugen12-11-188822-08-1959 
Todt, Fritz04-09-189108-02-1942more 
Toussaint, Rudolf02-05-189100-08-1968more 
Trabandt, Wilhelm21-07-189119-05-1968more 
Tresckow, von, Joachim20-06-189403-11-1958more 
Trierenberg, Wolf-Günther18-06-189125-07-1981more 
Tronnier, Louis "Luis"21-11-189727-01-1952more 
Trowitz, Adolf Eduard24-09-189303-01-1978more 
Tröger, Hans29-08-189621-01-1982more 
Tuompo, Viljo (Wiljo) Einar23-09-189325-11-1957more