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Cross of Honor of the German Mother medal, 1st Class Order, Gold Cross

Object | Accession Number: 2000.219.13

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.

Date
1938 December 16  (commemoration)
Geography
issue : Germany
Language
German
Classification
Awards
Category
Medals
Object Type
Medals, German (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:05:25
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