What is the highest German military award?
Bundeswehr Cross of Honour for Valour
The Bundeswehr Cross of Honour for Valour (German: Ehrenkreuz der Bundeswehr für Tapferkeit) is the highest military decoration of the Bundeswehr.
Does the Iron Cross still exist?
The only known example, based on the World War I version but with the 1939 Iron Cross centerpiece, was found by Allied forces at the end of the war, and it is now in the museum at West Point.
What is the German equivalent of the Medal of Honor?
The German Gold Cross is equivalent to the U.S. Medal of honor, only four other German Soldiers have ever been awarded it. The medal is for outstanding deeds at the risk of one’s life.
What was the German badge called?
German Sports Badge
|Type||Badge and Ribbon|
|Awarded for||physical fitness|
|Description||Comes in three classes: gold, silver and bronze|
|Presented by||German Olympic Sports Federation DOSB|
What is the highest award in the German military in ww1?
‘For Merit’) is an order of merit (German: Verdienstorden) established in 1740 by King Frederick II of Prussia….Pour le Mérite.
|Pour le Mérite (Military class)|
|Established||between 7 June and 15 June 1740 1810 (pure military class)|
|First awarded||16 June 1740|
|Last awarded||22 September 1918|
Was ist das Reichsarbeitsdienst?
Mit der Einführung des Reichsarbeitsdienstes im Juni 1935 entstanden im gesamten Deutschen Reich, darunter auch in Gebieten des heutigen Polens, in Österreich und in den deutschen Sprachinseln des Protektorats Böhmen und Mähren rund 2000 Lager, an denen der Reichsarbeitsdienst geleistet werden musste.
Was ist die reichsarbeitsdienstlager (Kurz Rad-lager)?
Die Reichsarbeitsdienstlager (kurz RAD-Lager) waren die Stützpunkte des Reichsarbeitsdienstes während der Zeit des Nationalsozialismus .
What is the Reich Labor Service?
Per Reich Labor Service Act of June 26, 1935: The Reich Labor Service is an honorary service to the German people. All young Germans of both sexes are obliged to serve their people in the Reich Labor Service.
What was the Reichskommissar-Programm?
The state sponsored employment organisation provided services to civic and land improvement projects, from 16 July 1932 it was headed by Friedrich Syrup in the official rank of a Reichskommissar. As the name stated, participating was voluntary as long as the Weimar Republic existed.