Amazing auction find in Central & Eastern European States Posted April 28, 2019 5 hours ago, Bayern said: Hello, many thanks for share, a splendid group ! Interestingly ,He was awarded the Order of the Romanian Crown in 1942 post mortem and with the rank of Major. Later in February of 1943 he was awarded the Order of the Romanian Star as Lt Cnel Post mortem . The Minister and Secretary of National Defence who signed the two documents is the same person ,General Constantin Pantazi, who was Minister Secretary from January of 1942 to August of 1944 .Pantazi was first Secretary of the Army, in August of 1944 he had the rank of Army General . arrested with Marshall Antonescu he was later tried and condemned to death . Prime Minister Petru Groza , conmuted the pain to forced labour for life with the general at hours of the execution . Pantazi died in prison n 1958 , he was in possesion of the Order of the Romanian Star in the grade of Commander Wow thank you for adding this extra fascinating information much appreciated.