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from 3rd August 1940 until 16th March 1941, by order of the Oberbefehlshaber der Wehrmacht the awarding of the Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes for "remarkable services in troop leadership" temporarily was blocked?


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Awards with a complete personslist

U-boot Kriegsabzeichen mit BrilliantenVapaudenristin Suurristi (VR SR / VR SR mk)Grootkruis der Militaire Willems Orde (MWO.1)Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes in Gold ohne SchwerternGeorge CrossVictoria Cross (VC)Ordinul Mihai Viteazul 1st ClassRitterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes mit SchwerternNahkampfspange in GoldMagyar Tiszti Arany Vitézségi ÉremGroßkreuz des Eisernen KreuzesRidder derde klasse der Militaire Willems Orde (MWO.3)Medal of HonorMedal of Honor - Navy/Marine Corps (MoH)Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern
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