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Post by coburg22 » 16 Jan 2008 04:51

Gau Weser-Ems , Ehrenschild (Honor Shield)

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??

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Post by coburg22 » 16 Jan 2008 04:58

Wartheland, Gau-Traditionsabzeichen, 1939/40 ( Gau Wartheland Commemorative Badge )

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[ emailliert / verkleinerte Ausf. 24mm / mit Brillanten ]
AHF thread Photo of the Gau Wartheland Badge

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??

SS-Brigadeführer Dr. Wilhelm Albert
SS-Obergruppenführer Martin Bormann
SS-Oberführer Karl Drendel
SS-Brigadeführer Richard Fiedler
SS-Obergruppenführer, Gauleiter Arthur Greiser
RFSS Heinrich Himmler
SS-Obergruppenführer WIlhelm Koppe
Dr. Erhard Kroeger
Dr. Alfred Lattermann, Historiker, Bibliothekar, Volkstumsforscher, 1943
SS-Obergruppenführer Werner Lorenz, "Vomi"-Chef
Kapitän zur See Wolfgang Lüth
Georg Schmitt
SS-Gruppenführer Jürgen Stroop


Source: Personal Notes, Photos, AHF

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James

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Post by coburg22 » 16 Jan 2008 05:03

Anhaltisches Arbeitsdienst Erinnerungsabzeichen ( Anhalt Labor Service Commemorative Badge )

Reichsarbeitsführer Konstantin Hierl / Gold
Arbeitsführer Gerhard Konopka / Silver

Source: Personal Notes

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Post by coburg22 » 16 Jan 2008 05:08

Dr. Fritz Todt-Preis, 1943, Ehrennadel ( Badge of Honor of the Dr. Fritz Todt Prize )

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Ehrennadel in Gold :
Ob.-Ing. August Coenders
Dr. Ing. Karl Daeves
Dr. Ing. Walter Eichholz
Generalmajor (Heer) Udo Gallwitz
Dr.Ing. Georg Guellner
Professor Dr. Karl Küpfmüller
Dr. Ing. Franz Pölzguter
Dr. Ing. Ernst Ruska


Ehrennadel in Silber :
Dr. Erich von Holt , 08.02.1944 [award document]


Ehrennadel in Stahl :



Source: Personal Notes, AHF

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James

edit / Bernd
see also : Preußische Zeitung, Königsberg, Mittwoch 9.Februar 1944, 14.Jahrgang Nr.39



/ and , added / Bernd :

Fritz Todt-Ring

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Awarded / known : (3)

Albert Speer , 02.06.1943
Dr. Julius Dorpmüller , 24.07.1944
Dr. Wilhelm Ohnesorge , ?

Bundesarchiv photo:
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Fritz-Todt-Ring für Reichsminister Speer
Der Reichsminister für Bewaffnung und Munition Albert Speer, erstattete dem Führer im Führerhauptquartier im Beisein der führenden Männer der Selbstverantwortung der deutschen Rüstungsindustrie und der Amtschefs seines Ministeriums Meldung über die außerordentliche Steigerung der Waffen-, Panzer- und Munitionserzeugung im abgelaufenen Jahr.
In Anerkennung seiner einmaligen Leistungen auf dem Gebiete der deutschen Technik überreichte der Führer dem Reichsminister Albert Speer den Fritz-Todt-Ring der Deutschen Technik in einer mit der Bildnisplakette von Dr. Fritz Todt gezierten silbernen Kassette.
Bildarchiv Reichskommissariat Norwegen photo:
Dorpmüller RK KVK u Fritz Todt Ring.jpg
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Post by coburg22 » 16 Jan 2008 05:11

Abzeichen für Wehrwirtschaftsführer, 1939 ( Defense Economy Leaders Decoration )

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Number awarded
appr. 400

dec 1938 : establishment of the "Wehrwirtschaftsrat" by Hermann Göring. 87 Members appointed to so-called "Wehrwirtschaftsführer"
thesis [page 34] : http://content.grin.com/binary/hade_download/25188.pdf
with photo of the decoration : http://www.volkspflege-ehrenzeichen.de/ ... schaft.htm

Recipients
listed : 46

Otto Ambros (1901-1990) - I.G. Farben official, sentenced to 8 years' imprisonment at the I.G. Farben Trial for involvement in slavery and mass murder, he was released in 1952.

Hans Constantin Boden - The former chief of the board of directors of AEG Berlin was then also member of the board of directors of AEG-Union Wien

Heinrich Bütefisch (1894-1969) (SS-Obersturmbannführer) - I.G. Farben official, sentenced to 6 years' imprisonment for his involvement in slave labor and mass murder. He was released in January 1951.

Odilo Burkart (1898-?) - Associate of Flick, acquitted at the Flick trial.

SS-Brigadeführer Theo Croneiß

Claude Dornier (1884-1969) - Industrialist, created the Do planes for the Luftwaffe. He was exonerated by a de-Nazification court.

Friedrich Flick (1883-1972) - Head of several industries, sentenced to 7 years' imprisonment for involvement in slave labor, released in 1950.

Dipl.-Ing. Karl Frydag

Fritz Gajewski (1888-1962) - I.G. Farben offical, acquitted at the I.G. Farben Trial.

Dr. rer. pol. Franz Hayler

Ernst Heinkel (1888-1958) - Designer and manufacturer of the He planes during World War II. He was classified as a "fellow traveler" by a de-Nazification court and fined, despite involvement in slave labor.

Dipl.-Ing. Hans Heyne

Eduard Houdremont (1896?-1958) - Krupp official, sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment for involvement in slave labor, released at the same time as Krupp.

Max Ilgner (1899-1966) - I.G. Farben official, sentenced to 3 years' imprisonment for plunder and spoilation. He was released immediately, his sentence having been considered served.

Friedrich Wilhelm Janssen - Krupp official, sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment for involvement in slave labor, released at the same time as Krupp.

Konrad Kaletsch - Flick official, acquitted of all charges at the Flick trial.

Hans Kehrl (SS-Brigadeführer, 1944)

Dr.-Ing. Philipp Kessler

Carl Krauch (1887-1968) - Chairman of the advisory board of I.G. Farben. Sentenced to 6 years' imprisonment for involvement in slave labor, released in 1950.

Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach (1907-1967) (NSFK-Standartenführer) - Head of the Krupp industries, sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment for his involvement in slave labor. He was released on February 4, 1951.

Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach (1870-1950) - Head of the Krupp industry until 1943, not tried due to ill health.

Heinrich Küppenbender

Dr. Alexander Lippisch

Ewald Oskar Ludwig Löser (1888-1970) - Krupp official, was also involved in the July Plot. He avoided execution by faking partial amnesia, but was sentenced to 7 years' imprisonment for his involvement in slave labor. He was released in 1950.

Dr.-Ing. e.h., Dr. phil. hc. Friedrich Lüschen

Otto Merker

Wilhelm [Willy] Messerschmitt (1898-1978) - Airplane designer and manufacturer, designed and manufactured the Messerschmitt planes. He was classified as a "fellow traveler" by a de-Nazification court and fined.

Erich Müller - Official at Krupp, sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment for slave labor. Released at the same time as Krupp.

Karl Heinrich Pfirsch - Official at Krupp, only defendant at the Krupp trial to be acquitted of all charges.

Paul Pleiger

Dr.-Ing. Dr. rer. pol. hc. Hermann Röchling

Dr.-Ing. Walter Rohland

Karl Otto Saur
Hans Sauer of the weapons firm J.P. Sauer u. Sohn of Suhl

Hermann Schmitz (1881-1960) - I.G. Farben official, sentenced to 4 years' imprisonment for plunder and spoilation.

Christian Schneider - I.G. Farben official, acquitted of all charges ath the I.G. Farben trial.

Georg von Schnitzler (1884-1962) (SA-Hauptsturmführer) - Official of I.G. Farben, sentenced to 5 years' imprisonment for involvement in plunder and spoilation.

Otto Steinbrinck (1888-1949) (SS-Brigadeführer) - Steinbrinck, in addition to being deputy to Friedrich Flick, was a captain in the navy. He was sentenced to 5 years' imprisonment for having membership in a criminal organization. He died in prison.

Kurt Tank

Fritz Ter Meer (1884-1967) - Official of I.G. Farben, sentenced to 7 years' imprisonment for involvement in slave labor at Auschwitz, the only defendant convicted on charges of plunder, spoilation, mass murder, and slavery.

Arthur Tix

Dipl Ing. Heinrich Uhrig - Fa. Walther, designer of the Walther PP/PPK and P38

Fritz Walther - Fa. Walther, designer of the Walther PP/PPK and P38

Dr.-Ing. William Werner

Prof. Dr. Ing. Albert Wolff

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Karl Wurster

Wilhelm Zangen (1891-1971) - Industrialist and Vice President of the Chamber of Economics in Berlin. He continued to be a successful industrialist after the war.


Source: Personal Notes, AHF
See also:
http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic.php?t=55802
Dieter Z.
thanks, Dieter ! recipients transfered to here / Bernd
by Dieter :
The following persons were decorated as "Wehrwirtschaftsführer" with the
Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes (ohne / mit Schwertern):
Pleiger, Paul
Rohland, Walter, Dr.-Ing.
Saur, Karl Otto
Werner, William, Dr.-Ing.
Ambros, Otto, Prof. Dr. phil.
Bütefisch, Heinrich, Dr.-Ing.
Wurster, Karl, Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Merker, Otto
Frydag, Karl, Dipl.-Ing.
Heyne, Hans, Dipl.-Ing.
Kessler, Philipp, Dr.-Ing.
Lüschen, Friedrich, Dr.-Ing. e.h., Dr. phil. hc.
Tix, Arthur
Hayler, Franz, Dr. re. pol.
Messerschmidt, Willy, Prof. Dr-Ing.
Wolff, Albert, Prof. dr. Ing.
Röchling, Hermann, Dr.-Ing. Dr. rer. pol. hc.
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James

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Post by coburg22 » 16 Jan 2008 05:23

Ehrenzeichen des Deutschen Roten Kreuzes ( German Red Cross Decorations )

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It was awarded in these grades 1922-1934:
1st Class (Erste Klasse) (a breast star be awarded in conjunction with the 1st Clss award)
2nd Class (Zweite Klasse)

It was modified in 1934 and was awarded in these grades:
Star (Stern)
1st Class (Erste Klasse)
Cross of Merit (Verdienstkreuz)
Decoration of the Red Cross (Ehrenzeichen des Roten Kreuzes)
Ladies Cross (Damenkreuz)

It was again modified in 1937 and was now awarded in these grades:
Grand Cross (Grosskreuz)
Star (Stern)
1st Class (Erste Klasse)
(this could be awarded with diamonds)
Cross of Merit (Verdienstkreuz)
2nd Class (Zweite Klasse)
Women's Cross (Frauenkreuz)
Medal (Medaille des Deutschen Roten Kreuzes)


1922 - 1934 model


1934 - 1936 model

Stern des Ehrenzeichens

Gauleiter Arthur Greiser (20.04.1936)
Benito Mussolini
SA-Obergruppenführer Franz Seldte, Reichsarbeitsminister


1937 - 1939 model

Stern des Ehrenzeichens

Dr. Ernst Robert Grawitz, Geschäftsführender Präsident des DRK
NSKK-Obergruppenführer Carl Eduard Herzog von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha, Präsident des DRK

1. Klasse mit Brillanten

Crown Princess Elena of Italy
Grand Duchess Sophie Charlotte of Luxembourg
Princess Olga of Yugoslavia

1. Klasse

SS-Gruppenführer und Generalleutnant der Polizei Adolf von Bomhard (10.08.1939)
Lw-Generaloberstabsarzt Prof. Dr. Erich Hippke
Generalarzt der Polizei Dr. med. Wilhelm Kloster
SA-Obergruppenführer Willy Liebel, OB Nürnberg
Generalstabsarzt Dr. med. Karl Meinardus, Heeresgruppenarzt B
General (Jap.) Oshima


this former list is under construction ; model/classes might be confused
Bruststern zum Großkreuz ( Grand Cross Breast Star and 1st Class German Red Cross Decoration )

SS-Gruppenführer Werner Bracht, 10.08.1939
SS-Obergruppenführer Franz Breihaupt, 16.12.1938
SS-Oberstgruppenfuhrer Kurt Daluege
SS-Obergruppenführer Alexander von Dornberg
Reichsminister Julius Dorpmüller
Reichsleiter Karl Fiehler
Reichsminister Wilhelm Frick
SS-Oberführer Dr. Erich Gritzbach
Gauleiter Otto Hellmuth
General der Infanterie z.V. Edmund Glaise von Horstenau
SS-Brigadeführer Hans Julius Kehrl
SS-Brigadeführer Erich Naumann
Reichsminister Wilhelm Ohnesorge
SS-Obergruppenführer Walter Schmitt
SS-Gruppenführer Walter Schultze
SS-Obergruppenführer Dr. Wilhelm Stuckart, 30.01.1938
SS-Gruppenfuhrer Karl Zech


Kriegsverwaltungsvizechef Franz Xaver Hasenöhrl (1. Kl. ?)
SS-Gruppenführer Rudolf Querner (2. Kl. ?)


Source: Personal Notes, Photos, AHF

Best,

James
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Post by coburg22 » 16 Jan 2008 05:30

Ehrenzeichen für Deutsche Volkspflege ( German Social Welfare Decoration )

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Awarded in these grades :
1. Special Class (Sonderstufe)
2. 1st Class with Diamons (1. Stufe mit Brillanten)
3. 1st Class (1. Stufe)
4. 2nd Class (2. Stufe)
5. 3rd Class (3. Stufe)
6. Medal (Medaille)

Sonderstufe


1. Stufe mit Brillanten
[awarded only once]

Madame Antonescu (wife of the Romanian leader)


1. Stufe / Grand Cross Breast Star and 1st Class

SS-Gruppenführer Dr. Hermann Behrends
SS-Obergruppenführer Friedrich Karl Freiherr von Eberstein
SS-Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich
SS-Gruppenführer Erich Hilgenfeldt (17.08.1939)
SS-Obergruppenführer Werner Lorenz
SS-Obergruppenführer Karl Wolff (28.05.1940)


2. Stufe

Leutnant z.S. Otto Böst, Panzerschiff "Deutschland"
Gauleiter Hans Frank
SS-Obergruppenführer Ulrich Greifelt
Gauleiter Erich Koch
SS-Gruppenführer Otto von Oelhafen
SS-Gruppenführer Dr. jur. Otto Wächter


3. Stufe


Medaille



Source: Personal Notes, Photos
relevant AHF threads :
German Social Welfare Decoration 1st Class
Recipients of Social-Welfare and Red Cross Awards

Best,

James

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Post by Phil Nix » 16 Jan 2008 11:40

coburg22 wrote:Gau Berlin Commemorative Badge:

SS-Brigadeführer Johannes Engel
SS-Gruppenführer Hans Hinkel
SS-Oberst-Gruppenführer Kurt Daluege / Gold
SS-Brigadeführer Otto Giesecke / Silver
SS-Brigadeführer Richard Fiedler / Gold
SA-Obergruppenführer Waldemar Friedrich Gustav Geyer / Gold
Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring / Gold
SA-Hauptsturmführer Werner Bock

Source: Personal Notes, AHF and Photos
Die Generale der W-SS und der Polizei Band I

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SS Of Hans Schweitzer in Gold
SS Of Walter Graschke
SS Bf Max Henze
SS Ogf Dr Leonardo Conti
from SS Personal files
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Post by Phil Nix » 16 Jan 2008 11:45

coburg22 wrote:Gau Danzig Commemorative Badge:

SS-Obergruppenfuhrer u. Gauleiter Albert Foerster.
SS-Obergruppenfuhrer Werner Lorenz
SS-Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Rediess

Source: Personal Notes and Photos

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SS Bf Johannes Schäfer 24.10.1939
SS Bf Berthold Maack
SS Of Eugen Mohr
SS Of Heinz Bertling
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Post by Phil Nix » 16 Jan 2008 11:47

coburg22 wrote:Gau East Prussian Commemorative Badge:

SS-Brigadefuhrer Dr. Herbert Boettcher
SS-Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Rediess

Source: Personal Notes and Photos

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SS Of Karl Schuster
SS Of Wilhelm Jeppe
SS Of Erich Schrage
Frau Charlotte Jeppe
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Post by Phil Nix » 16 Jan 2008 11:51

coburg22 wrote:Gau Thuringen Commemorative Badge:

SS-Obergruppenfuhrer u. Gauleiter Fritz Sauckel
SS-Obergruppenfuhrer Friedrich Karl Freiherr von Eberstein
Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring

Source: Photos, Die Generale der W-SS und der Polizei Band I

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SS Bf Kurt Ludwig
SS Bf and GM der Polizei Otto Kuschow
SS Ogf Richard Darré
SS Gf Paul Hennicke
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Post by Phil Nix » 16 Jan 2008 11:54

free space / Bernd

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Gau Thuringen Badge

Post by Phil Nix » 16 Jan 2008 12:01

Here is a pic of the Gau Badge being worn from John Angolia book on Political Awards.Shows Schaub, Sauckel Hitler Bouhler and who is wearing the Gau Badge and who is the man on the right
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Post by Mark Costa » 16 Jan 2008 13:35

The man with gau badge in the photo directly above is Paul Giesler and I believe next to him is Deputy Gauleiter Heinrich Siekmeyer.

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Post by Max Williams » 16 Jan 2008 14:39

Mark Costa wrote:The man with gau badge in the photo directly above is Paul Giesler and I believe next to him is Deputy Gauleiter Heinrich Siekmeyer.

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Mark,
That is not Paul Giesler. It is Hermann Giesler, his brother.
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