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Luftwaffe German Cross in Gold - Cloth Version

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Very nice cloth version (Stoffausführung) of the German Cross in Gold (Deutsches Kreuz in Gold). The German Cross was introduced by Adolf Hitler on 28 September 1941 in two classes, Gold and Silver. The gold class cross was awarded to military personnel for exceptional acts of bravery or achievement in combat, the Silver class was awarded for distinguished acts of service in the war effort. The German Cross was to be worn on the lower right breast of the service tunic or field blouse. The cross is nicely hand-embroidered on a blue-grey wool cloth base, as intended for a recipient within the Luftwaffe. Complete with black protective backing paper. Nice original example in very good condition!

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