Award List - "Medaglia al Valore Militare"

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Award List - "Medaglia al Valore Militare"

Post by ritterpanzer » 29 Apr 2005 08:58

Hello,

I´ve consolidated the list from all previous posts in this thread as well as few from my files (only high officiers with the rank of general).

- Generalleutnant FRITZ BAYERLEIN (Silber)
- Generalmajor Dipl. Ing. Dr. ERNST BOLBRINKER (Silber)
- Generalleutnant WILLIBALD BOROWIETZ (Silber)
- Generalleutnant FRIEDRICH (FRITZ) FREIHERR VON BROICH (Silber)
- SS-Gruppenführer und Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS HERMANN FEGELEIN (Silber)
- General der Flieger STEFAN FRÖHLICH (Silber)
- Generalleutnant ALFRED GAUSE (Silber)
- Generalmajor HANS HECKER (Silber)
- SS-Obergruppenführer und General der Waffen-SS/ Oberst a.D. MAXIMILIAN VON HERFF (Silber: 00.00.1941)
- Generalleutnant HEINRICH KIRCHHEIM (Silber)
- Generalmajor (Luftwaffe) HANS KROH (Silber: 09.02.1942)
- Generalmajor KURT FREIHERR VON LIEBENSTEIN (Silber)
- Generalleutnant WERNER MARCKS (Silber)
- General der Panzertruppe WALTHER K. NEHRING (Silber: 00.06.1942)
- General der Fallschirmtruppe HERMANN B. RAMCKE (Silber: 00.00.1942)
- Vizeadmiral BERNHARD ROGGE (Bronze: 25.09.1941)
- Generalfeldmarschall ERWIN ROMMEL (Silber)
- Generalleutnant JOHANNES STREICH (Silber: 00.06.1941)
- Generalmajor (Luftwaffe) ALWIN WOLZ (Silber: 01.11.1942)

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Pedro

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Post by FAlmeida » 29 Apr 2005 10:51

List of Italian decorations received by Commanders of U-Boats:

-Brüller, Ernst-Ulrich Kapitänleutnant 29-03-1943 Medaglia di bronzo al Valoro Militar (when serving as Komdt. in U 407 12/41-01/44)
-Bartels, Robert Korvettenkapitän 17-09-1942 Italienische Tapferkeitsmedaille in Bronze
-Bleichrodt, Heinrich Carl Bernhard Rudolf "Ajax" Korvettenkapitän 01-11-1941 Italieniche Kriegskreuz mit Schwertern "Croce di Guerra Italiana"
-Dommes, Wilhelm Rudolf Fregattenkapitän 27-07-1942 Italienische Tapferkeitsmedaille in Bronze (when serving as Komdt. in U 431 04/41-12/42) 29-05-1943 Italienische Tapferkeitsmedaille in Silber (when serving as Komdt. in U 431 04/41-12/42)
-Franken, Wilhelm August Korvettenkapitän 30-03-1942 Italienisches Kriegskreuz mit Schwertern (Croce di Guerra Italiana) 29-05-1943 Italienische Tapferkeitsmedaille in Bronze
-Frauenheim, Fritz Hermann Günter Fregattenkapitän 01-11-1941 Italienisches Kriegskreuz mit Schwertern (Croce di Guerra Italiana)
-Guggenberger, Friedrich Karl Kapitänleutnant 10-03-1942 Itanienische Tapferkeistmedaille in Silber (when serving as Komdt. in U 81 04/41-12/42) 29-05-1943 Itanienische Tapferkeistmedaille in Bronze (when serving as Komdt. in U 81 04/41-12/42)
-Gysae, Robert Karl Friedrich Korvettenkapitän 11-03-1941 Italieniches Ritterkreuz des Ordens der Krone (when serving as Komdt. in U 98 10/40-03/42) 25-05-1943 Itanieniches Kriegskreuz mit Schwertern "Croce di Guerra Italiana"
-Kraus, Hans-Werner Kapitänleutnant 18-03-1942 Italienische Tapferkeitsmedaille in Bronze (when serving as Komdt. in U 83 02/41-10/42)
-Lehmann-Willenbrock, Heinrich Christian Wilhelm "Recke" Fregattenkapitän 01-11-1941 Italieniches Kriegskreuz mit Schwertern (Croce di Guerra Italiana al Valor Militar)
-Liebe, Heinrich Otto Moritz Fregattenkapitän 02-12-1941 Italienisches Kriegskreuz mit Schwertern (Croce di Guerra Italiana al valor militar)
-Lüth, Wolfgang August Eugen Kapitän zur See 01-11-1941 Italienisches Kriegskreuz mit Schwertern (Croce di Guerra Italiana al valor militar)

Briefly the Commanders of M to Z

Cheers, Fernando

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Post by FAlmeida » 29 Apr 2005 12:47

List of Italian decorations received by Commanders of U-Boats names from M to Z:

-Poel, Gustav Artur Eduard Johann Kapitänleutnant 01-11-1941 Italienisches Kriegskreuz mit Schwertern (Croce di Guerra al Valoro Militare)
-Moehle, Karl-Heinz Korvettenkapitän 01-11-1941 Italieniches Kriegskreuz mit Schwertern (Croce di Guerra Italiana al Valoro Militare)
- Oehrn, Victor Otto Fregattenkapitän 02-11-1941 Italieniches Kriegskreuz mit Schwertern (Croce di Guerra Italiana)
-Rösing, Hans Rudolf Kapitän zur See 01-11-1941 Italieniches Kriegskreuz mit Schwertern "Croce di Guerra Italiana"
-Schonder, Georg Heinrich "Hein" Korvettenkapitän (Posthum) 25-03-1942 Italienische Tapferkeitsmedaille in Bronze
-Schöneboom, Dietrich Adalbert Oberleutnant zur See 10-08-1943 Italienische Tapferkeitsmedaille in Bronze
-Rosenbaum, Ewald Hugo Helmut Korvettenkapitän (Posthum) 17-09-1942 Italienische Tapferkeitsmedaille in Silber
-Schultze, Herbert Emil Korvettenkapitän 24-10-1941 Italieniches Kriegskreuz mit Schwertern (Croce di Guerra Italiana al Valor Militare)
-Schütze, Viktor Hermann Otto Ludwig Paul Ferdinand Kapitän zur See 01-11-1941 Italieniches Kriegskreuz mit Schwertern (Croce di Guerra Italiana al Valor Militare)
-Tiesenhausen, Hans-Diedrich Frhr. von Kapitänleutnant 11-1941 Italienische Tapferkeitsmedaille in Bronze 25-03-1942 Italienische Tapferkeitsmedaille in Silber
-Wohlfarth, Heinrich Wilhelm Herbert "Parzival" Kapitänleutnant 01-11-1941 Italienisches Kriegsverdienstkreuz

Cheers, Fernando

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Post by Dieter Zinke » 29 Apr 2005 17:36

Only two germans received the
Medaglia d' Oro al Valore Militare (Italienische Tapferkeitsmedaille in Gold):
Hans-Joachim Marseille, der "Stern von Afrika", and Joachim Müncheberg

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Award List - "Medaglia al Valore Militare"

Post by Michael Miller » 20 Dec 2005 19:16

I invite anyone with additional names to add to the following lists.

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~ Mike Miller


German Recipients of the Italian Medaglia d'Oro al Valore Militare(Gold Medal for Military Bravery)


* Hauptmann Hans-Joachim Marseille
* Major Joachim Müncheberg (awarded 07.05.1941)
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Post by Michael Miller » 20 Dec 2005 19:21

German Recipients of the Italian Medaglia d'Argento al Valore Militare(Silver Medal for Military Bravery)


* Generalfeldmarschall Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel
* Generalleutnant Fritz Bayerlein
* General der Fallschirmtruppe Bernhard Ramcke (awarded 00.00.1942)
* SS-Obergruppenführer und General der Waffen-SS / Oberst a. D. Maximilian von Herff (awarded 00.00.1941)
* SS-Gruppenführer und Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS Hans Georg Otto Hermann Fegelein (awarded ca. 1942)
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Post by Dieter Zinke » 21 Dec 2005 17:42

Nobody wants to continue the topic !?!
Here my contribution:



SS-Gruppenführer und Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS Hermann Fegelein (Silber)

Korvettenkapitän Wilhelm Dommes 29.05.1943 (Silber)
Kapitänleutnant Friedrich Guggenberger 10.03.1942 (Silber), 29.05.1943 (Bronze)
Korvettenkapitän Friedrich Kemnade 21.05.1942 & 24.01.1943 & 00.00.1943
Fregattenkapitän Curt Rechel 30.04.1943 (Silber)
Kapitänleutnant Helmut Rosenbaum 17.09.1942 (Silber)
Kapitänleutnant Hans Dietrich Frhr. v. Tiesenhausen 00.11.1941 (Bronze), 18.03.1942 (Silber)
Kapitänleutnant Siegfried Wupperman 21.05.1942 (Bronze), 24.01.1943 (Silber)

GLt. Helmuth Beukemann (Silber)
Major Josef Hissmann (Silber)
Oberst Albert Panzenhagen 21.02.1942 (Silber)
GLt. Johannes Streich 00.06.1941 (Silber)
Oberst Alwin Wolz (Silber)

Kapitänleutnant Wilhelm Franken 29.05.1943 (Bronze)
Kapitänleutnant Heinz Haag 20.05.1942 & 24.01.1943 (Bronze)
Kapitänleutnant Hans Werner Kraus 18.03.1942 (Bronze)
Kapitänleutnant Albert Müller 04.11.1942 (Bronze)
KzS Bernhard Rogge 25.09.1941 (Bronze)
Oberleutnant z.S. Dietrich Schöneboom 10.08.1943 (Bronze)
Kapitänleutnant Heinrich Schonder 25.03.1942 (Bronze)
Oberleutnant z.S. Horst Weber 04.11.1942 (Bronze)

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Post by Michael Miller » 21 Dec 2005 18:07

Thank you for the many additions, Dieter! I assume the SS-Gruf.u.Gen.Lt.d.W-SS was Fegelein?

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Post by Dieter Zinke » 21 Dec 2005 18:57

Michael Miller wrote:Thank you for the many additions, Dieter! I assume the SS-Gruf.u.Gen.Lt.d.W-SS was Fegelein?
Best,
~ Mike
:idea: Ei-der-Daus-aber-auch! :P You are right, Mike. :lol:

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Post by Edward L. Hsiao » 21 Dec 2005 23:10

Gentlemen,

Major (later Oberstlt.) Georg Briel: Silver Medal, Feb.18,1942

Edward :)

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Post by Michael Miller » 21 Dec 2005 23:28

Thanks, Edward!

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Post by USAF1986 » 22 Dec 2005 04:10

Mike,

Here are a few more - several based on a photographic evidence.

Best regards,
Shawn

Generalleutnant Fritz Bayerlein
Italian Military Order of Savoy, Knight: 00.12.1941
Medaglia d’Argento al Valore Militare: 07.05.1942
Commemorative Medal for the Italo-German Campaign in Africa: 00.00.0000

Generalleutnant Friedrich (Fritz) Freiherr von Broich
Medaglia d’Argento al Valore Militare

Generalleutnant Alfred Gause
Italian Military Order of Savoy, Knight
Medaglia d’Argento al Valore Militare

Generalmajor Hans Hecker
Colonial Order of the Star of Italy, Commander
NOTE: Per photographic evidence, Hecker is displaying the ribbon of what appears to be the Medaglia d’Argento al Valore Militare through the buttonhole in his tunic pocket flap.

Generalleutnant Heinrich Kirchheim
Medaglia d’Argento al Valore Militare

Generalmajor Kurt Freiherr von Liebenstein
Medaglia d’Argento al Valore Militare

Oberst Hans-Ulrich von Luck und Witten
Medaglia d’Argento al Valore Militare

General der Panzertruppe Wather Nehring
Medaglia d’Argento al Valore Militare

General der Fallschirmtruppe Hermann-Bernhard Ramcke
Medaglia d’Argento al Valore Militare

Generalleutnant Johannes Streich
Medaglia d’Argento al Valore Militare

Generalleutnant Friedrich Weber
Either the Medaglia d’Argento al Valore Militare or the Medaglia di Bronzo al Valore Militare

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Post by ritterpanzer » 22 Dec 2005 10:11

Hello,

Here a few more:

Oberstleutnant der Reserve Dr. Eberhard Zahn (Silber: 17.08.1942)

Oberstleutnant Georg Briel (Silber: 18.02.1942)
http://www.afrika-korps.de/gallery/album07/aaa

My best regards,

Pedro.
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Post by ritterpanzer » 22 Dec 2005 10:14

Mike,

See the link viewtopic.php?t=76586&highlight=tapferkeitsmedaille

All the best,

Pedro.

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Post by ritterpanzer » 22 Dec 2005 13:02

Mike,

According to Mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern. Die höchstdekorierten Soldaten des Zweiten Weltkrieges
von Florian Berger
, Stukaoberst Rudel did receive the Kgl. Italien. Silberne Militär-Tapferkeitsmedaille.

Cheers,

Pedro.

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