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PRUSSIA. Miniature Commemorative War Cross for Combatants with Swords of the Union of Prussian War Participants (PREUSSEN. Kriegs-Erinnerungskreuz für Kombattanten mit Schwertern der Vereinigung Preußischer Kriegsteilnehmer) 1914-1918
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PRUSSIA.  Miniature Commemorative War Cross for Combatants with Swords of the Union of Prussian War Participants (PREUSSEN. Kriegs-Erinnerungskreuz für Kombattanten mit Schwertern der Vereinigung Preußischer Kriegsteilnehmer) 1914-1918
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Miniature white enamel and silvered metal cross pattée, the arms with silver-edged black enamel borders, with crossed silvered swords between the arms and with scroll and eyelet for ribbon suspension; the face with a circular silvered medallion imposed centrally bearing the crowned Prussian eagle within a gilt-edged black enamel ring inscribed in gilt letters ‘PREUSS. TAPFER. KRIEG.’ (Prussia’s Brave Warriors), stylised gilt laurel leaves at the base; the reverse with silver oak leaves on the upper and lower arms, the left and right arms inscribed in silver letters ‘WELT’ and ‘KRIEG’ (World War) respectively, a circular central white enamel medallion imposed centrally bearing the gilt dates ‘1914’ and ‘1918’, a gilt line between the two, within a gilt-edged black enamel ring inscribed in gilt letters ‘PREUSS. KRIEGS ERINN. KREUZ.’ (Prussian Commemorative War Cross); diameter 15.3mm (0.6 inch); on replaced correct ribbon.

The Cross was established after the end of World War I by the Vereinigung Preußischer Kriegsteilnehmer im Deutschen Kriegerbund, a benevolent organisation for former Prussian combatants, to be awarded for outstanding service to the Union.

 
PRUSSIA.  Miniature Commemorative War Cross for Combatants with Swords of the Union of Prussian War Participants (PREUSSEN. Kriegs-Erinnerungskreuz für Kombattanten mit Schwertern der Vereinigung Preußischer Kriegsteilnehmer) 1914-1918
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