The Aerodrome Home Page
Aces of WWI
Aircraft of WWI
Books and Videos
The Aerodrome Forum
Sign the Guestbook
WWI Web Sites
Medals & Decorations
The Aerodrome News
Search The Aerodrome
Today in History

Country: Germany
Duchy: Brunswick
Established: The War Merit Cross (Kriegsverdienstkreuz) was established as a subordinate award to the Military Merit Cross. It was instituted in one class by Duke Ernst August on 23 October 1914. On 20 March 1918, the Duke authorized the award of this medal in the first and second classes. Awards issued prior to that date were deemed to be of the second class.
Classes: Two
Cross for War Merit, 2nd Class
The War Merit Cross was awarded for meritorious service to soldiers who were citizens of Brunswick or served in a Brunswick unit.
Aces · Aircraft · Books · Forum · Guests · Help · Links · Medals · News · Search · Today