Cross of Honor of the German Mother medal, 3rd Class Order, Bronze Cross
1938 December 16
- Object Type
Medals, German (lcsh)
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Kevin Williams
The Mother's Cross was instituted by the Nazi Party in 1938. It was first awarded in 1939 to some 3 million mothers as a propaganda measure to promote National Socialist population policy.
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Also in Kevin Williams collection
The collection consists of Nazi party pins, a Cross of Honor of the German Mother medal, and a leaflet.
Leaflet issued to American G.I.s by General Dwight Eisenhower prior to the Normandy landings.