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

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

Post by bake » 18 Mar 2018 00:22

-24/09/1943, location Rastenburg
KM ceremony
From left to right :
- Korv.Kapt. Friedrich Kemnade (249. EL)
- Kaleu. Carl Emmermann (256. EL)

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

Post by bake » 23 Mar 2018 19:27

11/07/44, Berghof, Obersalzberg
KM ceremony :
- Kpt. z.See Rudolf Petersen (499. EL)
- Korv.Kpt. Heinrich Hoffmann (524. EL)
- Kptlt. Götz Freiherr von Mirbach (500. EL)

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

Post by bake » 03 Apr 2018 18:48

14/01/44. Location: Wolfsschanze.
KM Ceremony.
- Korvettenkapitän Klaus Feldt ( 362 EL)
- Korvettenkapitän Bernd Klug ( 361 EL)
- Korvettenkapitän Georg Christiansen ( 326 EL).

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

Post by bake » 15 Apr 2018 16:29

06/06/44, Location: Berghof
LW, KM Ceremony.
- Major Karl Henze ( 481. EL)
- Kptlt. Albrecht Brandi ( 66. Schw.)

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Post by bake » 04 May 2018 18:40

-05/05/44, Berghof, Obersalzberg
KM-LW ceremony
From left to right :
- Korv.Kapt. d.R. Fritz Breithaupt (387. EL)
- Oblt. z.See d.R. Otto Pollmann (461. EL)
- Obstllt. Günther Radusch (444. EL)
- Obstllt. Hans Karl Stepp (462. EL)
- Major d.R. Rudolf Schoenert (450. EL)
- Major Wilhelm Herget (451. EL)
- Major Martin Möbus (463. EL)
- Major Erich Rudorffer (447. EL)
- Hptm. Alfred Grislawski (446. EL)
- Hptm. d.R. Emil Lang (448. EL)
- Lt. Günther Schack (460. EL)
- Lt. Otto Kittel (449. EL)
- Lt. Anton Hafner (452. EL)
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Re: Awards (OL, Sw. & Diam.) personally bestowed by Hitler

Post by bake » 10 May 2018 16:17

After 04/07/43, FHQ, Wolfsschanze
KM ceremony
From left to right :
- FKpt. Gerhard von Kamptz (225. EL)

Not in the pic:
- Kptlt. Siegfried Wuppermann (226. EL)
- Kptlt. Otto von Bülow (234. EL)
- Kptlt. Georg Lassen (208. EL)
- Kptlt. Werner Henke (257. EL)

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Reason: Wrong abbreviations. "Kaleu" is naval slang. The correct rank designation is solely Kapitänleutnant, abbreviated "Kptlt."!

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Post by bake » 09 Jun 2018 00:48

22/05/42, FHQ, Wolfsschanze
WH ceremony :
- Gen.Major Theodor Scherer (92. EL)
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Re: Awards (OL, Sw. & Diam.) personally bestowed by Hitler

Post by bake » 13 Jun 2018 18:42

20/07/40, Reichskanzlei, Berlin
WH ceremony :
- Gen. d. Inf. Eduard Dietl (1. EL)
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Post by bake » 24 Jul 2018 18:47

After 23/10/44, location unknown
WH ceremony :
- Gen.Major Dr. Karl Mauss (101. Schw.)

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

Post by bake » 24 Jul 2018 19:07

I try to find informations on Eichenlaub ceremony of these Luftwaffen officers and where they received the Eichenlaub , the date and who bestowed this award:
660. Werner Dörnbrack, Major/Luftwaffe, 25. November 1944
661. Hubert Pölz, Hauptmann/ Luftwaffe, 25. November 1944
662. Rudolf Witzig, Major/Luftwaffe, 25. November 1944
663. Georg-Peter Eder, Hauptmann/Luftwaffe, 25. November 1944
664. Rudolf Rennecke, Major/Luftwaffe, 25. November 1944
666. Karl Kennel, Hauptmann/Luftwaffe, 25. November 1944
667. Gerhard Michalski, Major/Luftwaffe, 25. November 1944

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

Post by bake » 08 Sep 2018 23:55

-15/09/43, FHQ, Wolfsschanze
WH ceremony
from left to right :
- Obst. Paul Schultz (284. EL)
- Obst. dR. Walter Lange (300. EL)
- Major Theodor Tolsdorff (302. EL)
- Obst. Günther Pape (301. EL)
- Major d.R. Dr. Franz Bäke (262. EL)

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Post by bake » 08 Sep 2018 23:58

27/04/44, Berghof, Obersalzberg
WH ceremony
From left to right :
- Gen. d. Inf. Hans Jordan (64. Schw.)
- Gen. d. Pz.Tr. Hermann Breith (48. Schw.)
- Obslt. d.R. Dr. Franz Bäke (49. Schw.) + (Panzer battle badge for 100 engagements)
- Gen. d. Pz.Tr. Walther K. Nehring (383. EL)
- Gen. d. Pz.Tr. Fridolin von Senger und Etterlin (439. EL)
- Gen.Major Hans Källner (392. EL)
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- Obst. Georg Kossmala (435. EL)
-Obst.Maximilian Wengler ( 404 EL)
- Obst. Hermann-Heinrich Behrend (421. EL)
- Obstlt. Josef Bregenzer (427. EL)
- Obstlt. Meinrad von Lauchert (396. EL)
- Major Otto Benzin (406. EL)
- Hptm. Helmut Kalbitz (366. EL)
- Hptm. Josef Rettemeier (425. EL)
- Fw. Walter Möse (390. EL)

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

Post by bake » 09 Oct 2018 18:59

14/09/44, FHQ, Wolfsschanze
WH ceremony with the third bestowal of the Nahkampfspange in Gold (Close Combat Clasp) to 8 soldiers
From left to right :
- Obstlt. Hermann Wulf (EL)
- Hptm. d.R. Karl Beiss
- Oblt. Wilhelm Loos (RK)
- Ogfr. Erich Carl
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- Stgfr. Kurt Rätzel
- Fw. Johann Rennert
- Uffz. Erich Steininger
- Ogfr. Kurt Schmidt
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Re: Awards (OL, Sw. & Diam.) personally bestowed by Hitler

Post by Jeremy Dixon » 24 Sep 2019 14:07

12.10.1940 for Wick [EL] cannot be correct as the award date was 25.10.1940

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