Cross, War Merit with Swords, 2nd Class,
Genuine WWII German War Merit Cross (Kriegsverdienstkreuz), 2nd Class with Swords. Created by Adolf Hitler on October 18, 1939 as a successor to the 'non-combatant' Iron Cross, the War Merit Cross was divided in two ranks (1st Class and 2nd Class), each grade comprising two grades (with or without Swords).
The present medal retains its original ribbon.
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