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Claudiu1988
Posted: August 05, 2006 02:57 pm
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Here is a nice link with russian aviators decorated with Romanian orders and medals.
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Posted: August 05, 2006 04:08 pm
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QUOTE (Claudiu1988 @ August 05, 2006 03:57 pm)
Here is a nice link with russian aviators decorated with Romanian orders and medals.

Claudiu, the link didn't come through.
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Claudiu1988
Posted: November 22, 2006 04:15 pm
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This is what I found today on the net. Hope you enjoy it :)


Cased Decoration/Document Grouping Awarded to German Cross in Gold Recipient Luftwaffe Oberleutnant Dieter Ritter von Klipstein. This grouping of awards and decorations was awarded to Luftwaffe Flak Artillery Officer Oberleutnant Dieter Ritter von Klipstein who served with the Luftwaffe forces in Rumania. The following awards and documents are included in the grouping:
1. German Cross in Gold w/Document. Cross is maker-marked, "20" (C.F. Zimmermann) and grades Near MINT with no damage to the swastika enamel. Document shows light age with minor tears to edges and has been folded. Document is complete with facsimile of Göring's signature and is dated, "2. Dezember 1942". Cross is also complete with interim award document.
2. Promotion Document to Leutnant. Document shows light age with minor tears to edges and has been folded. Document is complete with facsimile of Göring's signature and dated, "8. November 1938". Exc+
3. 1939 Iron Cross 1st Class. Cross is maker-marked, "26" (B.H. Mayer) grading Near MINT with minor specks of patina to silver frame and no loss of enamel to the iron center.
4. Medal Bar w/6 Decorations. Decorations are parade mounted with red felt backing and complete with attaching pin. Ribbons and medals grade Near MINT with no wear and virtually no age to fabric or medals. The following decorations are included on the medal bar:
a. 1939 Iron Cross 2nd Class.
b. Russian Front Medal w/Document. Document shows minor age and has been folded and dated, "23. Sept. 1942".
c. Royal Bulgarian Order of Military Merit w/Cross, War Decoration, and War Decoration Ribbon w/Interim Document. Document shows light wear/age and has been folded. Is signed and dated, "3. März 1943".
d. Royal Rumanian Order of the Star of Rumania w/Swords, Knight Grade w/o Document.
e. Royal Rumanian Order of the Cross of Rumania with Swords, Knight Grade w/Documents. Documents include the formal Rumanian document and two interim documents as well as the German interim document, all showing light age/wear.
f. Royal Rumanian Medal for the Crusade Against Communism w/Interim Document. Document shows only minor wear and is dated, "19. Juli 1943" and signed by the Unit Commander.


5. Commemorative Medal of 01 October 1938 w/Document. Medal and ribbon grade Near MINT/MINT with light age to award document dated, "9.10.1939" and signed by the unit commander.
6. Krim Shield w/Document. Bronze-colored shield grades MINT and is complete with Luftwaffe blue backing which has been removed from a uniform. Interim document shows age and is dated, "20. März 1943" and ink stamped with facsimile signature of Generalfeldmarschall von Manstein.
7. 1939 Wound Badge in Black w/Document. Badge shows wear to enamel primarily to swastika with age to document which has been folded and dated, "23. Sept. 1942" and signed by the unit commander.
8. Luftwaffe Anti-Aircraft Badge w/Document. Badge grades MINT and is maker-marked, "Bremer, Markneukirchen". Document shows light and has been folded and dated, "26. Juli 1941" and hand-signed by Generalleutnant Speidel, Commander of the Luftwaffe mission in Rumania.
9. Luftwaffe Ground Combat Badge w/Document. Badge grades Near MINT and document shows light age. Has been folded and is dated, "30. Sept. 1942" and hand-signed by Generalleutnant Steudemann, Div-Kommander (Flak). In addition to the above awards and documents, the grouping includes a MINT gilt Bulgarian Air Force Pilot's badge as well as a metal Luftwaffe breast eagle. Entire grouping is complete with a postwar black leatherette case with a storage compartment under the padded interior lid for the documents and with the lower portion of the case fitted to hold all of the awards and documents.
Superb Luftwaffe awards/document grouping recently obtained in Germany!

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Source: http://www.johnsonreferencebooks.com

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Claudiu1988
Posted: November 22, 2006 04:24 pm
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QUOTE (Carol I @ August 05, 2006 04:08 pm)
QUOTE (Claudiu1988 @ August 05, 2006 03:57 pm)
Here is a nice link with russian aviators decorated with Romanian orders and medals.

Claudiu, the link didn't come through.

Sorry.. here is the link.

http://wio.ru/ww1a/ace1.htm
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dragos03
Posted: December 03, 2006 10:53 pm
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Here is a photo of German writer Arthur Achleitner (originally posted by Rick Research on the gmic forum) wearing the Order of the Crown (among numerous other awards):

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Claudiu1988
Posted: June 22, 2007 04:16 pm
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Here is an other group of medals that belonged to an american.

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Source:http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=14824
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mihai
Posted: August 26, 2007 02:17 am
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THis group listed in ebay in somed years ago.
Because I bid this item!
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boonicootza
Posted: June 19, 2009 09:31 am
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I revive a 2 year old thread. :D

Here is a nice picture of a US Infantry officer wearing the Great Officer grade of the Order of the Crown.

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