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Dear Gentlemen,

I would like to show you my small collection of awards and documents of the Independent State of Croatia (NDH) 1941-45.

Let`s start :D

First a mounted group which consists of the small (35 mm) Silver Ante Pavelic Bravery Medal and the Wound Medal with ribbon for one wound.

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Order of King Zvonimir`s Crown - 1. class civil division:

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And the same with swords in case of issue:

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Order of King Zvonimir`s Crown - 2. class with swords:

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Order of King Zvonimir`s Crown - 3. class with swords:

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Order of King Zvonimir`s Crown - Bronze Medal on war ribbon with attached Ustasa badge:

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Grosse Ordensspange with 7 decorations:

- Iron Cross 2. class

- War Merit Cross 2. class

- East Front Medal

- Order of King Zvonimir`s Crown - 3. class with oak leaves

- Order of King Zvonimir`s Crown - 3. class with swords

- Ante Pavelic Bronze Bravery Medal

- Order of King Zvonimir`s Crown - Bronze Medal

This should belong to a former member of the 369. Reinforced (Croatian) Infantry Regiment 1941-43.

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Group of Nadsatnik (=Hauptmann) Dragomir MARKOVIC, a member of the 4. Gorski Zdrug (Mountain Brigade).

It consists of his military ID and the Order of the Iron Trefoil 4. class.

He was awarded these decorations:

- Military Order oth Iron Trefoil 4. class

- Order of King Zvonimir`s Crown: 3.class with oak leaves

- Order of King Zvonimir`s Crown: Silver Medal with oak leaves

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And the inside with a nice photo on which he is wearing the Iron Trefoil.

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A nice propaganda book with the title: U über der Ostfront.

Reports about the Croatian Air Legion in Russia by Gerhard Rauchwetter, 1943 Europa Verlag Zagreb.

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A good source about the three Croatian Legion Divisions 369 - 373 - 392.

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A new book which I can recommend to all interested with tons of pictures, biographies and award lists.

Croatian Legion

2010, Leaping Horseman Books, Australia

588 pages

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And some selected documents of my collection.

Posthumously Bronze Bravery Medals to German Police Forces signed by the Poglavnik Dr. Ante Pavelic.

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Order of the Crown of Zvonimir Medals to German Police Forces, also signed by the Poglavnik.

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Iron Trefoil to Members of the SS for Operation Rösselsprung, the planned capture of Tito at Dvar.

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The recommendation for the small Silver Bravery Medal of Police Leutnat Wilhelm Dorn, signed by Oberst Grlic.

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And finally some Croatian ribbon bars (Feldspangen.

It would be nice if other collectors of Croatian ODM could also contribute to this thread!

greetings

eitze

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Hi eitze.

My humble contribution would be a nice miniature which I know once was removed from a German miniature chain.

Regards, Lars

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Hi Lars,

that is a nice one :beer:

Thank you for showing!

greetings

eitze

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Four Ustasa Officer buckles by two makers and a Defense Unit's Badge.

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Ante Pavelic's Standard on a period postcard-

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It is time to add new stuff :)

First the War Commemoration Badge 1943-45 on a piece of ribbon.

It was worn in the buttonhole of the uniform, just like the Iron Cross 2. class.

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