Awards (OL, Sw. & Diam.) personally bestowed by Hitler

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Re: Awards (OL, Sw. & Diam.) personally bestowed by Hitler

Postby bake » 19 Dec 2017 20:08

New info

16/12/44, Trossingen/ Württemberg or 28-11-1944 Maybe 05/01/1945 Location : Berlin
WH ceremony (awards bestowed by Himmler)
from left to right :
- - SS Obersturmbannführer Albrecht Krügel ( 651 EL) 18-11-1944
- Oberst Gerd Ruge ( 648 EL) 16-11-1944
- Oberst Heinrich Busse ( 637 EL) 28-10-1944
- - GenLt Hellmuth Pfeifer ( 574 EL)
- -GenLt Helmuth Reymann ( 672 EL)
- Oberst Franz Weller (626EL)
- - Major d.R. Fritz-Rudolf Schultz (636. EL)
- Major d.R. Klaus von Bismarck (669. EL)

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Re: Awards (OL, Sw. & Diam.) personally bestowed by Hitler

Postby bake » 19 Dec 2017 20:38

Still searching for info about these recipients

1941
Walter Oesau EL 06/02/41 ( info & photo missing)
Hermann Hoth EL 17/07/41(info & photo missing)
Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Freiherr v. Richthofen EL (info & photo missing)

1942

Heinrich Borgmann EL 11-02-42 ( info & photo missing)
Albert Kesselring EL 25-02-42 ( info & photo missing)
Gerhard Kollewe EL 12-08-42 ( info & photo missing)
Karl Torley EL 11-10-42 ( photo missing)
Hermann Fegelein EL 22-12-42 ( info & photo missing)
Hubert Lanz EL 23-12-42 ( photo missing)
Martin Fiebig EL 23-12-42 ( photo missing)

1943
- Gustav Pressler EL 28/01/43 ( info & photo missing)
- Robert Ritter v. Greim EL 02/04/43 ( info & photo missing
- Karl Goebel EL 08/06/43 ( info & photo missing)

-Alfred Druschel Schw 19-02-43 ( info & photo missing)
-Dietrich Peltz Schw 23-07-43 ( photo missing)
-Hermann Hoth Schw 15-09-43 ( info & photo missing)
-Gerhard Graf v. Schwerin Schw 04-11-43 ( info & photo missing)

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Re: Awards (OL, Sw. & Diam.) personally bestowed by Hitler

Postby bake » 20 Dec 2017 21:25

25/08/44, FHQ, Wolfsschanze
LW ceremony :
- Obstlt. Helmut Lent (15. Brill.)

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Re: Awards (OL, Sw. & Diam.) personally bestowed by Hitler

Postby bake » 27 Dec 2017 20:18

After 17/08/42, FHQ, Vinnitsa
KM ceremony :
- Kptlt. Erich Topp (17. Schw.)

pic serie 48400-280
and the date look like august 42 ( need your help Dieter)
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Reason: Kaleu is slang! The official rank is Kapitänleutnant!

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Re: Awards (OL, Sw. & Diam.) personally bestowed by Hitler

Postby bake » 03 Jan 2018 22:01

28/08/43, FHQ, Wolfsschanze
WH ceremony
From left to right :
- Gen. d. Inf. Hans von Obstfelder (251. EL)
- Gen. d. Inf. Paul Laux (237. EL)
- Gen.Lt. Gustav Hoene (238. EL)
- Major Bruno Kahl (270. EL)
- Major Karl Langesee (211. EL)
- Major Friedrich Höhne (253. EL)

Gen. d. Inf. Paul Laux receiving the Eichenlaub by Hitler
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Re: Awards (OL, Sw. & Diam.) personally bestowed by Hitler

Postby bake » 03 Jan 2018 22:02

Major Friedrich Höhne receiving the Eichenlaub by Hitler
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Re: Awards (OL, Sw. & Diam.) personally bestowed by Hitler

Postby bake » 19 Jan 2018 19:43

25/10/43, FHQ, Wolfsschanze
KM ceremony
From left to right :
- Korv.Kapt. Wolfgang Lüth (29. Schw. and 7. Brill.) Received his Große Urkunden (Schwerter und Brillanten)
- Korv.Kapt. Robert Gysae (250. EL)
- Korv.Kapt. Erich Topp (11. Schw.) received his Große Urkunde (Schwerter)
- Korv.Kapt. Reinhard Suhren (18. Schw.) received his Große Urkunde (Schwerter)
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