saluting a Knights Cross winner

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saluting a Knights Cross winner

Post by Stovepipe » 05 Jan 2021 16:06

Hi all,
I have read that new winners of the Knights Cross were saluted by all ranks, when they recieved the medal.can anyone confirm this or put up links to pictures or text on the subject?

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Re: saluting a Knights Cross winner

Post by Mark in Cleveland, Tn. » 05 Jan 2021 16:54

There are a few dedicated www sites for the KC, I will try and find them for you

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Re: saluting a Knights Cross winner

Post by Stovepipe » 05 Jan 2021 18:40

Thanks!

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Re: saluting a Knights Cross winner

Post by Mikenz » 09 Jan 2021 23:36

A military award is not won, it was not a competition to get it in the first place. An award is earned!

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Re: saluting a Knights Cross winner

Post by Stovepipe » 16 Jan 2021 13:18

Pedantic, much? the use of the phrase "won" , with regard to military or other medals, is common in spoken English. Please save your electrons for more useful posts.

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Re: saluting a Knights Cross winner

Post by Mark in Cleveland, Tn. » 16 Jan 2021 19:18

Stovepipe wrote:
16 Jan 2021 13:18
Pedantic, much? the use of the phrase "won" , with regard to military or other medals, is common in spoken English. Please save your electrons for more useful posts.

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Agree.........and point well given..However, lets remember in other cou8ntries and cultures some terms are used differently

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Re: saluting a Knights Cross winner

Post by von thoma » 17 Jan 2021 00:48

Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Generalmajor Hans Zorn
No one salutes the new Ritterkreuzträger, only shaking hands

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