Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

Cross of Honor of the German Mother medal

Object | Accession Number: 2017.254.1

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, Gift of Tina Polega
Expand all
 
Record last modified: 2018-04-10 13:28:05
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn561568