Ehrenkreuz für Hinterbliebene

Germany (1933-1945, German Reich)

Translation: Cross of Honor for next of kin
Number of awards in the database: 0
Total awarded for WW II: 719082

This version was in black and has no swords and an Oak leaves wreath. It was awarded to widows and parents of soldiers who died in battle. On the ribbon the colours black and white were reversed.
A total of 345.132 examples were given to widows and 373.950 to parents.

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Picture source:   - Wilco Vermeer
Information source(s):   - Deutsche Ehrenzeichen
- Digger history
- Axis History
- Wehrmacht Awards
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