Holders of the Title of Honor Held der DDR

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Holders of the Title of Honor Held der DDR

Post by USAF1986 » 21 Aug 2004 03:04

Here’s an interesting list from the link cited below. The Title of Honor Held der DDR (Hero of the German Democratic Republic) was established in 1975 and awarded to the following individuals:

• Heinz Hoffmann: 28 November 1975 and again on 28 November 1980
• Friedrich Dickel: 1 December 1975
• Erich Mielke: 1 December 1975 and again on 28 December 1983
• Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: 13 December 1976
• Sigmund Jähn: 21 September 1978 (East German cosmonaut)
• Valeri Fedorovitch Bykovski: 21 September 1978 (Soviet cosmonaut and commander of the Soyuz 31 mission to the Salyut 6 space station with Sigmund Jähn, 26 August 1978; both returned to Earth on 3 September 1978 aboard Soyuz 29.)
• Willi Stoph: 9 July 1984

http://www.ddr-wissen.de/wiki/ddr.pl?Held_der_DDR

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Post by USAF1986 » 21 Aug 2004 16:32

Of interest, a great photo of cosmonauts Bykovski and Jähn can be found at this website:

http://perso.club-internet.fr/arnaudel/ ... ouz-31.htm

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Post by USAF1986 » 10 Sep 2004 04:16

Hello! Here’s a revised list of the holders of the Title of Honor Held der DDR from the source cited below (an excellent reference BTW!).

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Shawn

1. Heinz Hoffmann: 28 November 1975 (65th Birthday)
2. Erich Mielke: 1 December 1975
3. Friedrich Dickel: 1 December 1975
4. Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: 13 December 1976 (70th Birthday)
5. Sigmund Jähn: 21 September 1978 (East German cosmonaut)
6. Valeri Fedorovitch Bykovski: 21 September 1978 (Soviet cosmonaut)
7. Vladimir Vasilyevich Kovalyonok: 2 November 1978 (Soviet cosmonaut)
8. Aleksandr Sergeyevich Ivanchenkov: 2 November 1978 (Soviet cosmonaut)
9. Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: 18 December 1981 (30th Anniversary of the DDR)
10. Heinz Hoffmann: 28 November 1980 (70th Birthday)
11. Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: 18 December 1981 (75th Birthday)
12. Erich Honecker: 25 August 1982 (70th Birthday)
13. Erich Mielke: 28 December 1982 (75th Birthday)
14. Friedrich Dickel: 9 December 1983 (70th Birthday)
15. Willi Stoph: 9 July 1984 (70th Birthday)
16. Nikolai Aleksandrovich Tikhonov: 14 May 1985 (80th Birthday) – Soviet Prime Minister, 1980-1985.
17. Erich Honecker: 25 August 1987 (75th Birthday)

SOURCE: Feder, Klaus H. & Feder, Uta. Auszeichnungen der Nationalen Volksarmee der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik, 1954-1990. Münz Galerie, Berlin, Germany, 1994.

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