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Here is an EK II citation produced onboard the pocket Battleship Admiral Scheer during her war cruise of 1940/41. Signed by Theodor Kranke.

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Good idea and a fine document you have there Kevin.

Here is my favorite EKII document from a crewman from the Hilfskreuzer THOR.

It is signed by the Commander Gunther Gumprich on Dec.24 1942 in Yokohama,Japan.

Regards,Martin.

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EK I citation to a U-Boot Commander. Heinz-Ehlert Clausen commanded U-403 and sunk 2 ships including Empire Howard which was carrying the Convoy Commodore of PQ-14 and which sank in less then a minute...

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Some interesting signatures on the doc's poste above.

Here is another EKII document i have from a Hilfskreuzer crewman.

Ernst Schwabe of the HK STIER.

Alas,i do not have his HK award document but i do have a couple of nice photographs of the man,one i have posted below.

The document is signed by the Commander of the STIER,Horst Gerlach.

Regards,Martin.

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Here is an nice citation I recently picked up to a Gefreiter serving with Schützen-Regiment 104 and 15. Panzer Division. The unit was fighting before Tobruk at the time and I wonder if the signature is that of Oberst Maximilian von Herff - he took command (M.d.F.b) of the division following the wounding of Generalmajor von Esebeck.

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Here's a great document I grabbbed off the WAF estand a few months ago. It was completely overpriced at the time (the price was inflated due to the perceived ultra-value of Sperrle's signature) but I just had to have it because of the unit. Although it is basically impossible to research, the thought of an EK2 for bravery to an air-sea rescue crewman out of Cherbourg during the Battle of Britain is quite exciting and interesting.

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Here's a great document I grabbbed off the WAF estand a few months ago. It was completely overpriced at the time (the price was inflated due to the perceived ultra-value of Sperrle's signature) but I just had to have it because of the unit. Although it is basically impossible to research, the thought of an EK2 for bravery to an air-sea rescue crewman out of Cherbourg during the Battle of Britain is quite exciting and interesting.

Nice one Brian. ;)

I do not know anything regarding the unit,but the date on the document certainly suggests that this air-sea rescue crewman was involved in actions over the Channel during the Battle of Britain,or at least in the latter stages.

Regards,Martin.

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Here's a great document I grabbbed off the WAF estand a few months ago. It was completely overpriced at the time (the price was inflated due to the perceived ultra-value of Sperrle's signature) but I just had to have it because of the unit. Although it is basically impossible to research, the thought of an EK2 for bravery to an air-sea rescue crewman out of Cherbourg during the Battle of Britain is quite exciting and interesting.

I would not pay spit extra for Sperrle, all the LW ones have a good name on them, but I agree this unit is fantastic !!!!! Probably worth what the Sperrle inflation was!

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