For tinkerers: the awards of GdI Rudolf Gercke

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For tinkerers: the awards of GdI Rudolf Gercke

Post by malvinas82 » 19 Jun 2016 04:14

The awards and decorations of General der Infanterie Rudolf Gercke (RK KVK mS 25.09.1943)
Source: WAF
See also: http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=66810
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Re: For tinkerers: the awards of GdI Rudolf Gercke

Post by Stauffenberg II » 19 Jun 2016 10:26

Thanks Malvinas, outstanding. The imperial ones are interesting. I am too weak for properly identifying the grades.

Anybody happen to identify: BM3x or BM4x. SA3ax or SA3bx, SF3ax or SF3bx?

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Re: For tinkerers: the awards of GdI Rudolf Gercke

Post by graveland » 19 Jun 2016 12:31

Left to right:

EK II
Königlich Bayerischer Militär-Verdienstorden 4. Klasse mit Schwertern
Königlich Sächsischer Albrechts-Orden, Ritterkreuz 1. Klasse mit Schwertern
Großherzoglich Sächsischer Hausorden der Wachsamkeit oder vom weißen Falken, Ritterkreuz 2. Abteilung mit Schwertern
Fürstlich Reußisches Ehrenkreuz 3. Klasse mit der Krone und Schwertern
Hamburger Hanseatenkreuz
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht I. Klasse
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht III. Klasse
Kaiserlich Österreichisch-Ungarisches Militärverdienstkreuz 3. Klasse mit der Kriegsdekoration

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Re: For tinkerers: the awards of GdI Rudolf Gercke

Post by Stauffenberg II » 19 Jun 2016 13:09

Thanks!!

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Re: For tinkerers: the awards of GdI Rudolf Gercke

Post by luftk » 19 Jun 2016 14:35

Here is a better photo of the medal and ribbon bars.

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Re: For tinkerers: the awards of GdI Rudolf Gercke

Post by Dieter Zinke » 19 Jun 2016 17:31

:D Very useful! Thank you!

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Re: For tinkerers: the awards of GdI Rudolf Gercke

Post by VtwinVince » 19 Jun 2016 18:59

Ach du Lieber, what an incredible collection. :o

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Re: For tinkerers: the awards of GdI Rudolf Gercke

Post by luftk » 19 Jun 2016 19:08

It really is a fantastic group!

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