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The Reichspresident in office (2nd to 23rd May 1945) and Supreme Commander of the Wehrmacht (1st to 9th May 1945) Admiral of the Fleet Karl Dönitz decreed a general stop of awarding and advancement from 11th May 1945, 24:00 hrs, on?


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Awards with a complete personslist

George CrossRitterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und SchwerternGoldenes Hitlerjugend Ehrenabzeichen - SonderstufeMedal of Honor - Navy/Marine Corps (MoH)Dickin MedalEhrentafelspange der KriegsmarineRidder derde klasse der Militaire Willems Orde (MWO.3)Chaplain's Medal for HeroismMedal of HonorU-boot Kriegsabzeichen mit BrilliantenRitterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes in Gold ohne SchwerternSpanienkreuz, Gold mit Schwertern und BrilliantenGroßkreuz des Eisernen KreuzesCommandeur der Militaire Willems Orde (MWO.2)Frontflugspange für Schlachtflieger in Gold mit Brillianten
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