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    Vizeadmiral Werner Löwisch - Eisernes Kreuz (1914) 2. Klasse - Ritterkreuz 2. Klasse des Großherzoglich Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenachischen Hausordens der Wachsamkeit oder vom Weißen Falken mit Schwertern - Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer - Wehrmacht Dienstauszeichnung 1. Klasse - Wehrmacht Dienstauszeichnung 3. Klasse - Memel Medal
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    Have I ever showed this one? No awards but they would give him a good table in every restaurant anyway 😊
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    I know this is an old thread....but hessian covers could also be found on the Brit Home Front during the pre-invasion period to hide the wearers seniority and/or reduce the risk to the wearer of machine gun strafing from planes.....at least, that's what the archives say......I kid you not! ...although, the chances of one of those finding itself across the Atlantic is pretty thin..........they're like hens teeth HERE! 🙂
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    General der Artillerie Fritz Brand - Spange zum EK 2. Klasse - Herzogl. Braunschweigisches Kriegsverdientskurez 2. Klasse - Hamburgisches Hanseatenkreuz - k.u.k. Österr.-Ungar. Militar-Verdienstkreuz 3. Klasse mit der Kriegsdekoration - Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer - Wehrmacht Dienstauszeichnung 1. Klasse - Wehrmacht Dienstauszeichnung 3. Klasse - Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 13. März 1938??? Quite possible. - Kaiserl. Türkischer Eiserner Halbmond
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    Kev, can't find anything about her on the net but she uses both her married name a maden name as a double barrel surname post war. I like the telegram, the welfare bloke if they had them back there must have thrown a track with the prospect of a'wife of' visiting a field hospital, Iexpect they made him send the telegram or perhaps sent it for him. I am sure he did write that he would like her by his side but never dreamed she would try to get there! Rich
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    This is a very interesting read Kevin,one man's journey as the research unfolds the story.I sometimes question if I collect for the history of a certain period or the quest for the rest of the story.thanks for bumping this up.
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    Guys, As stated above, likely from and Engineer diver here in Hohne. Rich
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    For me it looks ok, nothing fancy, hard to tell if the rim is a bit shallow from the picture? Funny angle? Rich
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    Generalmajor Matthias Peters - Spange zum EK 2. Klasse - Kriegsverdientkreuz 2. Klasse mit Schwertern - Ostmedaille - Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer - Wehrmacht-Dienstauszeichnung 2. Klasse - Wehrmacht-Dienstauszeichnung 4. Klasse - Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 13. März 1938 - Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938 mit Spange "Prager Burg" - Ungar. Kriegserinnerungsmedaille mit Schwertern und Helm - Bulgar. Kriegserinnerungsmedaille mit Schwertern
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    Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Oberfeldwebel Albert Blaich, Zugführer i.d. 12./Panzer-Regiment 6.
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    Jaime, Thanks for the correction. I took the spelling right out of the Luthardt family album(picture below). Should have done some research first. Much appreciated. Regards, Graham
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    Good to see another MKII and an unusual one at that. I like it.
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    Generalleutnant Richard Veith  - Spange zum EK 2. Klasse - Königl. Bayer. Militär-Verdienstorden 4. Klasse mit Schwertern und mit der Krone - Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer - Wehrmacht-Dienstauszeichnung 1. Klasse - Wehrmacht-Dienstauszeichnung 3. Klasse - ??? - ??? Perhaps last two are some of the Bavarian Jubilee Medals. He certainly would have been entitled to the 1911 one.
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    Both Eagles now resprayed and mounted on their marble towers. Delighted to have finally finished them and to have given them a new lease of life.
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    Thank you very much, Dave and Jerry!
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    Unknown General - EK 2. Klasse - Königl. Preuss. Rettungsmedaille am Bande - Grossherzoglich Oldenburgische Friedrich August-Kreuz 2. Klasse mit Spange "Vor Dem Feinde" - ??? - ??? - Bremisches Hanseatenkreuz - Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer - Austrian Commemorative Medal - Wehrmacht-Dienstauszeichnung - Wehrmacht-Dienstauszeichnung - Ungar. Kriegserinnerungsmedaille - Bulgar. Kriegserinnerungsmedaille
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    Lovely badge by a very desirable maker
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    That’s not to say wearers didn’t benefit from the reduced risk of sparking.....I’ve just not yet seen any marketing stuff extolling the virtues of reduced metal content....the fact is, the Govt restricted all metal helmet sales and something had to fill the gap......
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    Thanks for that - the way it is at the moment, it really not doing it justice. I do have original silk ribbons / ribands for all the awards (not the modern horrible ones), I feel guilty about mounting them but I feel I'm disrespecting the importance of the group and the man. I'll probably concede and mount them (eventually) 🤔 Thanks for the input 👍
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    KM-Norway: Hello! It is always a pleasure to visit your post. Thank you for continuing to share your collection with the Forum. Best regards, John R.
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    An outstanding and rare selection, Graham. The Vic Beds officers enamel H/P is in wonderful condition. And, as we've discussed, some of these plates aren't even in the dedicated museums. Best, Marcus
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