Göring, Hermann Wilhelm

Date of birth:
January 12th, 1893 (Rosenheim)
Date of death:
October 15th, 1946 (Nuremberg/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Reichsmarschall & SA-Gruppenführer

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 9th, 1933
Ehrenzeichen des 9. November 1923 (Blutorden)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 1st, 1933
Goldenes Parteiabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 1st, 1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 19th, 1935
Fliegerschaftsabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 20th, 1937
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 20th, 1938
Luftschutz-Ehrenzeichen 1. Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 6th, 1938
Storkors af Dannebrog
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Action:
Received in 1938
Ordine dei Santi Maurizio e Lazzaro - Cavaliere di gran croce
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 2nd, 1939
Kungliga Svärdsorden - Grand Cross
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Action:
Received in September 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Action:
Received in September 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalfeldmarschall (Marshall of the AIr Force)
Unit:
Reichsminister der Luftfahrt und Oberbefehlshaber der Luftwaffe, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 30th, 1939
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Received in October 1939
Danziger Kreuz II.Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Received in October 1939
Danziger Kreuz I.Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 22nd, 1940
Ordine Supremo della S.S. Anunciata
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalfeldmarschall
Unit:
Reichsminister der Luftfahrt / Oberbefehlshaber der Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 20th, 1940
Action:
In honor of the Luftwaffe's achievements in the Western Campaign of May/June 1940
Großkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Reichsmarschall
Awarded on:
October 21st, 1941
Details:
Royal Decree no. 2868 dated 14 October 1941.
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 3
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Reichsmarschall
Awarded on:
October 21st, 1941
Details:
Royal Decree no. 2868 dated14 October 1941.
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 2
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Reichsmarschall
Awarded on:
October 21st, 1941
Details:
Royal Decree no. 2868 dated 14 October 1941
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 27th, 1941
Action:
Awarded with stars and a lanyard
Ordine Militare di Savoia -Grand Cross
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 25th, 1942
Details:
Version with swords
Vapaudenristin Suurristi (VR SR)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 29th, 1943
Kyuokujitsu sho Guddokōdon Kiri no hana
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
With wardecoration and Swords.
Ordinul Virtutea Aeronautica - Commander
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
The awarding of this decoration is uncertain. Göring was supposed to have received it in an exchange, where Karl Dönitz was supposed to have received the Gemeinsames Flugzeugfuhrer-Beobachter Abzeichen mit Brillianten. In correspondence with Christopher Ailsby (Feldgrau.com), Karl Dönitz stated he had no recollection of the exchange.
U-boot Kriegsabzeichen mit Brillianten
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
September 15th, 1914
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
March 22nd, 1915
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
May 1918
Pour le Mérite

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