WW1 German Hindenburg Cross/  The Honour Cross of the World War Medal

WW1 German Hindenburg Cross/ The Honour Cross of the World War Medal

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For sale is a WW1 German Hindenburg Cross/ The Honour Cross of the World War Medal Maker Marked R.V.61 Pforzheim. 

 
The Honour Cross of the World War 1914/1918 (or Das Ehrenkreuz des Weltkriegs 1914/1918 in german) was established by Field Marshal Paul von Hindenburg, President of the German Republic, in 1934. The medal is commonly and incorrectly known as the Hindenburg Cross, and it commemorates service of the German people during the First World War.
 
This was Germany’s first official service medal for soldiers of Imperial Germany who had taken part in the war.
 
The Honour Cross was awarded in three forms: With swords, for front-line veterans, without swords, for non-combatant veterans; and without swords for surviving widows and parents of fallen participants in the war.
 
This will be sent via Royal Mail 1st class signed for and dispatched within two working days.