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  1. Toot, Do you mean German General Hans Jordan? If so FYI:- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_Jordan http://www.generals.dk/general/Jordan/Hans/Germany.html Regards, Graham
  2. Otter76, This link is quite interesting: - https://books.google.com.au/books?id=7JtICgAAQBAJ&pg=PT121&lpg=PT121&dq=Malval+farm+1917&source=bl&ots=XryeI5HKbr&sig=ACfU3U2lHY_n-pNel7D7yrYHDJyZadMCKQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwid9NT5gtHhAhUDjeYKHdKoA80Q6AEwAHoECAcQAQ#v=onepage&q=Malval farm 1917&f=false Regards, Graham
  3. Alex, Some information: - http://www.warrelics.eu/forum/art-decor-exotica-third-reich/h-award-plaque-3533/ Regards, Graham
  4. Morar, This may be of some interest to you: - https://europebetweeneastandwest.wordpress.com/2014/05/06/by-force-of-fear-honor-the-final-days-of-the-siege-of-przemysl/ Regards, Graham
  5. Nickstrenk, I think the last badge is a 'Romanian Army Horse Championship Badge'. I can only assume that the city and date on the badges must be the venue for the event that year. Below are two similar badges: - Regards, Graham
  6. Tifes, Thanks. I appreciate your feedback. Regards, Graham
  7. Hello all, I would appreciate any opinions on this Observer Badge. Regards, Graham
  8. Alex, These might be of help: - http://www.medalnet.net/Iron_Cross_1870.htm http://gmic.co.uk/topic/14805-1870-iron-cross-first-class/ Regards, Graham
  9. Wessel, Yes, years for sure. If you are keen, below are a couple of books which are focussed on the topic: - The Iron Time - by Privetera The Iron Cross: A History, 1813-1957 - by Gordon Williamson Regards, Graham
  10. Wessel, There is quite a bit of information out there but here are a couple of websites that may go some way in helping. Just work your way through the sites to gain as much info as you like. http://ek1-dna.de/ https://ironcross-history.nl/ Regards, Graham
  11. Kvart, Thanks. I am fairly sure that if you were eligible for the Lapland Cross you were also eligible for the Winter War medaI. The criteria to be awarded for the Lapland Cross was that you had to have fought in Lapland during the Winter War. The criteria to be awarded the Winter War medal was that had to be in some way involved in the Finnish war effort. I do know that the Lapland Cross was awarded to foreigners, so maybe you could just receive the one only if you were a foreigner. Regards, Graham
  12. The crown looks like an 'Eastern Crown' - en.wikisource.org/wiki/A_Complete_Guide_to_Heraldry/Chapter_23 and the horn - Bugle-horn stringed The wings Below is a Cap badge of Malay Regiment: ‘Taat Setia’. (similiar crown) Just a thought it might from some unit who served in the east
  13. Feldmarschall Svetozar Boroević Ferdinand I of Bulgaria (born in Vienna)
  14. Not a British soldier but an interesting story: - www.broadsheet.ie/2013/01/22/1916s-greatest-heroine/ Regards, Graham
  15. Thanks Brian, One more to share. Commemorative Medal of the Winter War for foreigners in bronze:
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