German Cross of Honor 1914 - 1918 W/ Swords (Hindenburg Cross)-One of the very first Third Reich awards designed to show service during the First World War for combatants. Die struck steel with a nice bronze finish that is intact. This example is missing its original ribbon. We have a few of these, and the one you receive will be as good if not better than the one photographed.
History: This medal was awarded to all front-line veterans who where participants of WWI. The last one was awarded in 1944. It is constructed out of a die struck steel base that has been bronze plated. The obverse depicts a centrally placed “1914 1918” surrounded by a laurel leaf and berry wreath, that is open at the top and tied together at the bottom, which is in front of a pattée style cross, and above two crossed broad swords.