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Lippe-Detmold War Merit Cross - Commemorating WWI Non-Combatant Valor

Lippe-Detmold War Merit Cross - Commemorating WWI Non-Combatant Valor

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 Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Imperial German and WWI history with the prestigious Lippe-Detmold War Merit Cross. This exquisite award, established by Prince Leopold IV in August 1914, stands as a rare and esteemed piece of militaria sought after by historical collectors, military enthusiasts, and reenactors.

Key Features:

Name: Lippe-Detmold War Merit Cross - Kriegsverdienstkreuz am Band für Nichtkämpfer

Type: WWI Military Award

Rarity: Rare Imperial German Militaria

Material: Gilded Bronze

Ribbon: Gilt Tone and Ribbon

Condition: Very Nice Condition

Award Recipients: Officers, soldiers of Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 55, and Lippe citizens who served in other units.

Historical Significance:
Established during the tumultuous times of World War I, the Lippe-Detmold War Merit Cross symbolizes the valor and dedication of individuals who served during the war, including non-combatants. This particular cross on the non-combatant ribbon was bestowed upon deserving civilians who contributed to the war effort in various capacities.

An Educational Treasure:
As an emblem of recognition, this Lippe-Detmold War Merit Cross serves as a fascinating educational tool for history teachers and educators. Enrich your lessons and captivate students with tales of civilian contributions during WWI, providing them with a more immersive learning experience.

The Gilded Elegance:
Crafted from gilded bronze, this medal exudes timeless elegance and historical significance. The beautiful gilt tone and ribbon add a touch of regal allure to this symbol of valor, making it a remarkable addition to any historical collection.

Rare Militaria Collectible:
Antique dealers, collectors, and enthusiasts with an affinity for rare Imperial German militaria will be captivated by the opportunity to expand their inventory with this exceptional piece of history.

Research Sources:
To ensure accuracy and authenticity, we have extensively researched historical archives and reliable sources, feel free to explore these clickable external links to further your understanding of the Lippe-Detmold War Merit Cross and its historical significance.

  1. Wikipedia - Lippe-Detmold War Merit Cross

  2. Imperial German Medals

  3. World War I Militaria Collectibles

  4. Imperial German Medals and Badges



Capture the essence of WWI non-combatant valor with this remarkable Lippe-Detmold War Merit Cross. Embrace history, honor civilian contributions, and commemorate the spirit of the era with this gilded bronze masterpiece. Don't miss the chance to own a rare piece of Imperial German and WWI militaria - add this prestigious medal to your collection today!

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