Deutsches Olympia Ehrenzeichen Erster Klasse

Germany (1933-1945, German Reich)

Translation: German Award for the Olympic Games 1st Class
Number of awards in the database: 13
Total awarded for WW II: 767

Recipients A-Z
Deutsches Olympia Ehrenzeichen 1936 Erster Klasse (German Olympic Medal of Honor First Class).
This award depicts a white enamelled cross with five bars, penetrated by five gold striped rays. In the center the five Olympic rings in white enamel with gold rims. The cross was carried by a German Eagle in gold rimmed white enamel.
The award was worn around the neck, suspended from a string, 2" in width, coloured red with a black border. In the center of the string are five white stripes.
The medal was awarded to those having made an important contribution to the organisation and execution of the Olympic Winter and/or Summer Games of 1936.

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Picture source:   - Auction 54 Hermann Historica
Information source(s):   - Reichsgesetzblatt 1936 Nr.9, 6 Februar 1936
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