Orders, Decorations and Medals of Germany

Links and Other References

Acknowledgements

Arjeh van der Sluis for the provision of information and pictures of new German medals, and Greg Collins, David Devine, François Dutil, John Fitzgerald, Lucasz Grazewski, Ed Haynes, Andreas Praefcke and Brandon Wiegand, also generous with medal images from their collections.

Grateful thanks to Andreas Thies, Dix Noonan Webb, eMedals, Liverpool Medals, The London Medals Company, Militaria Agent, Morton & Eden, and Carsten Zeige, who have allowed the use of images from their catalogues.

Links

Die Auszeichnungen der Bundeswehr

Antonio Prieto Barrio - Ribbons of Imperial Germany

Antonio Prieto Barrio - Ribbons of Germany - Page 1 - Page 2 - Page 3 - Page 4 - Page 5

Uwe Brückner - Deutsche Orden & Ehrenzeichen

Rene Chavez - WW2 Axis and Foreign Legion Awards and Postal History - a fine collection of material covering medals, badges, and uniforms as well as postal history.

David Devine - Rusty Knight's Place: East German Medals - one of the most comprehensive collections I've seen!

David Devine - Rusty Knight's Place: German Medals - includes pre-1933, Third Reich and post-1945 West German medals.

DDR Abzeichen - information about all manner of awards, bages and medals of East Germany

Lucasz Grazewski - Ribbons of the Imperial German States & the 3rd Reich

Lucasz Grazewski - Ribbons of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) 1945-90

Jean-Paul LeBlanc - Germany: The Ultimate Medal List (Archived July 2014)

Ilja Repetski - World Awards: Germany

Toby Rowan - Das Reich Militaria & Collectables - dealer specialising in all manner of fascinating Third Reich material

Alexander von Sallach - Die Orden und Ehrenzeichen unserer Republik

Wehrmacht Awards and Decorations covering the Third Reich 1933-1945 and the 1957 'de-Nazified' decorations of West Germany, a splendid detailed site.

Michael Waczynski - Feürwehr Ehrenzeichen - much more that just fire service awards!

Yuri Yashnev - For Merit: Germany - all periods, including German states.

Deutsche Orden & Ehrenzeichen

Wikipedia - Orders, Decorations and Medals of Germany

Wikipedia - Liste der deutschen Orden und Ehrenzeichen

Medalj - German Empire & Earlier

Medalj - Germany Weimar Republic

Medalj - Germany Third Reich

Medalj - Germany

Text References

Lumsden, R. (2001) Medals and Decorations of Hitler's Germany. Motorbooks International.

World Medals Index ODM of Germany Text List Ribbons

Page last updated: 28 December 2015