Kissen mit Dekorationen ?

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Kissen mit Dekorationen ?

Post by Hans1906 » 29 May 2021 17:45

Good evening,

what was the former designation for a cushion, german a "Kissen", were all the decorations were shown at a funeral ceremony,
for example the Skorzeny awards ?

Hans
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Re: Kissen mit Dekorationen ?

Post by Hans1906 » 31 May 2021 14:02

The german designation is "Ordenkissen", was and is common at german military funeral ceremonies.
Sometimes incorrectly referred to as "Orden(s)kissen.

Please see the Bundeswehr photo attached...

Hans

P.S. I had to google this, I was not aware about the correct designation.
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