germany bundeswehr military decorations conscription

July 6, 2009

Cross of honour and debate

Four soldiers have received Germany’s new medal for bravery for their actions in Afghanistan – the first German military decorations awarded for bravery on the battlefield since WWII. It’s known as the Ehrenkreuz der Bundeswehr für Tapferkeit or Cross of Honour for Bravery. Yes it does bear a similar shape to the Iron Cross (Eisernes […]