Jump to content

Identification of Ribbon bar


Recommended Posts

Hello Gentlemen,

Im trying to identificate the ribbons in second row of ribbon bars of General der Panzertruppe Gerhard Graf von Schwerin.

I think are Italians, its correct ?

if yes, can anyone identificate them ??

(Picture from Axis History Research Site)

Thx a lot

regards

Link to comment
Share on other sites

The second one is certainly the Order of the Crown of Italy with a miniature crown device indicating either Commander (gold) or Officer (silver) grade-- as worn by the Germans in "Kleindekoration" form.

Ironically enough, here is the same ribbon on an AMERICAN officer's ribbon bars:

Compared with Vizeadmiral zS Lietzmann's bars, showing his covered over "in shame" after the 1943 defection of Italy:

How often can both sides wear the SAME award from the same war? :catjava:

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Perhaps the Italians were fickle in his friendships :lol:

Thx for the info...

Seeing the picture in close-up, the other decoration has a crown also, and has a one color only, Saint Mauritius and Lazarus Order maybe ???

Edited by Alexandre
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...