Sunday, December 6, 2009

Adolf Hitler Pictures in Award Ceremony

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Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz (right) receives from the hands of the leaders of the Third Reich of Adolf Hitler Oak Leaves to the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, April 1943


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Adolf Hitler awards Hanna Reitsch the Iron Cross 2nd Class, March 1941. From left to right: Nicolaus von Below, Adolf Hitler, Hermann Göring, Hanna Reitsch, and Karl-Heinrich von Bodenschatz


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Eichenlaub ceremony for Stuka aces from Stukageschwader 2 in Wolffschanze (East Prussia), january 1943. From left to right: Bruno Dilley, Ernst Kupfer and Adolf Hitler


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Still from the same ceremony. Close up, Ernst Kupfer with Adolf Hitler



Adolf Hitler in Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Gefreiter Hubert Brinkforth


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Award ceremony for Wehrmacht officers at Berghof, Obersalzberg, 27 April 1944. Recipients were (from left to right) :
- General der Infanterie Hans Jordan (64. Schwerter)
- General der Panzertruppe Hermann Breith (48. Schwerter)
- Oberstleutnant der Reserve Franz Bäke (49. Schwerter) + (Panzer battle badge for 100 engagements)
- General der Panzertruppe Walther K. Nehring (383. Eichenlaub)
- General der Panzertruppe Fridolin von Senger und Etterlin (439. Eichenlaub)
- Generalmajor Hans Källner (392. Eichenlaub)
- Oberst Georg Kossmala (435. Eichenlaub)
- Oberst Maximilian Wengler ( 404 Eichenlaub)
- Oberst Hermann-Heinrich Behrend (421. Eichenlaub)
- Oberstleutnant Josef Bregenzer (427. Eichenlaub)
- Oberstleutnant Meinrad von Lauchert (396. Eichenlaub)
- Major Otto Benzin (406. Eichenlaub)
- Hauptmann Helmut Kalbitz (366. Eichenlaub)
- Hauptmann Josef Rettemeier (425. Eichenlaub)
- Feldwebel Walter Möse (390. Eichenlaub)


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Adolf Hitler at award ceremony for Luftwaffe and Kriegsmarine warriors at "The Great Hall" in Berghof, Obersalzberg (May 5, 1944). From left to right: Emil "Bully" Lang, Günther Schack, Otto Kittel, Anton "Toni" Hafner, Adolf Hitler and Hermann Göring. Here is all participants at the ceremony:
- Korv.Kapt. d.R. Fritz Breithaupt (387. EL)
- Oblt. z.See d.R. Otto Pollmann (461. EL)
- Obstllt. Günther Radusch (444. EL)
- Obstllt. Hans Karl Stepp (462. EL)
- Major d.R. Rudolf Schoenert (450. EL)
- Major Wilhelm Herget (451. EL)
- Major Martin Möbus (463. EL)
- Major Erich Rudorffer (447. EL)
- Hptm. Alfred Grislawski (446. EL)
- Hptm. d.R. Emil Lang (448. EL)
- Lt. Günther Schack (460. EL)
- Lt. Otto Kittel (449. EL)
- Lt. Anton Hafner (452. EL)


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Adolf Hitler awarded Schwerter to panzer ace Michael Wittmann


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Adolf Hitler awarded Schwerter to panzer ace Michael Wittmann


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Adolf Hitler in Kriegsmarine award ceremony. From left to right : Karl-Friedrich Merten, Wolfgang Lüth, Friedrich Guggenberger, Werner Töniges, Adolf Hitler, Karl-Jesko von Puttkamer and Karl Dönitz


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Adolf Hitler awarded Schwerten #2 to Günther Lützow in 11 October 1941


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Adolf Hitler awarded Ritterkreuz to his generals after Poland invasion, 27 October 1939. Here he is awarding the case to Heinz Guderian. The recipients, from left to right: Franz Halder, Heinz Guderian, Hermann Hoth, Adolf Strauß, Erich Hoepner and Friedrich Olbricht


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Adolf Hitler awarded Nahkampfspange in Gold to Wehrmacht officers at Hauptquartier


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Adolf Hitler awarded Marshal's baton to Erwin Rommel in 21 June 1942


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Adolf Hitler awarded Deutsches Kreuz in Silber to Reichsminister Albert Speer (1943)


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Adolf Hitler awarded Goldenem Eichenlaub to Oberst Hans-Ulrich Rudel, 1 January 1945


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Adolf Hitler awarded Eichenlaub to SS-Standartenführer Fritz Witt


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Adolf Hitler awarded Eichenlaub #310 to Hubert-Erwin Meierdress from Totenkopf Division


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Eichenlaub ceremony at Wolffschanze, 15 September 1943. From left to right: Adolf Hitler, Paul Schultz (hidden), Oberst Dr. med. dent. Walter Lange, Major Theodor Tolsdorff, Oberst Günther Pape, Major Dr. Franz Bäke


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Adolf Hitler awarded Eichenlaub #353 to Christian Tychsen at Wolffschanze, 10 December 1943


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Adolf Hitler awarded Eichenlaub #353 to Christian Tychsen at Wolffschanze, 10 December 1943


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Adolf Hitler awarded Eichenlaub #286 to Walter Krüger at Wolffschanze


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Adolf Hitler awarded Brillanten to Walter Nowotny


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Adolf Hitler awarded Brillanten #2 to Adolf Galland at Wolfsschanze, 28 January 1942


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Adolf Hitler at Special Wound Badge ceremony for 20 July 1944 bombing. Here he is speaking with General der Artillerie Walther Warlimont


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Führerhauptquartier "Felsennest" , Rodert near Bad Münstereifel , 13 May 1940 :
Award ceremony for Fsch.Jg.-Sturm.Abt. "Koch" / EBEN-EMAEL
First row from left to right :
01- Leutnant Egon Delica - RK 12.05.1940 Leutnant stellv. Führer Sturmgruppe „Granit“
02- Hauptmann Walther Koch - RK 10.05.1940 Hauptmann Kdr LL-Sturm.Abt „Koch“
03- Hitler
04- Leutnant d.R. Joachim Meißner - 12.05.1940 Leutnant d.R. stellv. Führer Sturmgruppe „Eisen“
05- Oberleutnant Gustav Altmann - 12.05.1940 Oberleutnant Führer Sturmgruppe „Stahl“
Second row from left to right :
01- Oberleutnant Rudolf Witzig - 10.05.1940 Oberleutnant Führer Sturmgruppe „Granit“
02- Oberleutnant Otto Zierach - 15.05.1940 Oberleutnant d.R. Ia LL-Sturm.Abt „Koch“
03- Leutnant Helmut Ringler - 15.05.1940 Leutnant d.R. s.MG-Halbzugführer i. d. Sturmgruppe „Stahl“
04- Oberleutnant Walter Kiess - 12.05.1940 Oberleutnant Chef Lastensegler-Kdo i. d. LL-Sturm.Abt „Koch“
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05- Oberarzt Dr. Rolf Jäger - 15.05.1940 Oberarzt Truppenarzt i. d. LL-Sturm.Abt „Koch“
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From the 12 Fsch.Jäg. KCs for that operation
do not appear in the photograph :
Arpke, Helmut - KC 13.05.1940 Feldwebel i. d. Sturmgruppe „Stahl“
Schächter, Martin - KC 12.05.1940 Leutnant Führer Sturmgruppe „Eisen“ (WIA, hospital)
Schacht, Gerhard - KC 12.05.1940 Leutnant Führer Sturmgruppe „Beton“


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Adolf Hitler at Eichenlaub ceremony for Wehrmacht officers at Reichskanzlei


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Adolf Hitler at Eichenlaub ceremony for Luftwaffe officers at Obersalzberg


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Adolf Hitler at Eichenlaub ceremony for Luftwaffe officers in 1941


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Adolf Hitler at Eichenlaub ceremony for Luftwaffe officers


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Adolf Hitler at Eichenlaub ceremony for Luftwaffe aces at Rastenburg


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Adolf Hitler at Eichenlaub ceremony for Luftwaffe aces, 30 October 1942. Here Hitler shaking hands with Johannes Steinhoff


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Adolf Hitler at Eichenlaub ceremony for Heer officers in Führerhauptquartier, March 1942. From left to right : Hermann Breith, unidentified, Heinrich Eberbach and Karl-Wilhelm Specht


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Adolf Hitler at Eichenlaub ceremony for Heer officers at Vinnitsa, 23 September 1942


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Adolf Hitler at award ceremony for Wehrmacht officers from Cherkassy pocket, 18 February 1944


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Adolf Hitler at award ceremony for Wehrmacht officers from Cherkassy pocket, 18 February 1944. From left to right : Léon Degrelle, Herbert Otto Gille, Adolf Hitler, Hermann Fegelein and Heinrich Himmler


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Adolf Hitler with SS-Obergruppenführer Felix Steiner and SS-Sturmbannführer Léon Degrelle at award ceremony for Wehrmacht officers who distinguish themselves at the Battle of Cherkassy Pocket, 18 February 1944


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Adolf Hitler at award ceremony for Luftwaffe officers at Berghof. In this photo he shakes hand with Gerhard Barkhorn, while Werner Streib look on


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Adolf Hitler at award ceremony for Luftwaffe aces at Rastenburg


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Adolf Hitler awarded NSDAP Badge to General der Flieger Karl-Heinrich Bodenschatz, December 1940


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Adolf Hitler after award ceremony for Luftwaffe officers at Berghof. From left to right :
1. Oberst Werner Streib : Luftwaffe night fighter
2. Major Gerhard Barkhorn : Luftwaffe day fighter
3. Generalmajor Erich Walther : Commander of a Fallschirmjäger regiment
4. Oberstleutnant Kurt Bühligen : Luftwaffe day fighter
5. Oberstleutnant Hans-Joachim Jabs : Luftwaffe night fighter
6. Oberstleutnant Bernhard Jope : Luftwaffe bomber Kommodore
7. Major Reinhard Seiler : Luftwaffe day fighter
8. Major Erich Hartmann ( hidden by Hitler) : Luftwaffe day fighter
9. Major Horst Ademeit : Luftwaffe day fighter
10. Major Johannes Wiese - Luftwaffe day fighter
11. Wachtmeister Fritz Petersen : Wehrmacht Artillery
12. Major Dr. Maximilian Otte : Luftwaffe Stuka pilot
13. Hauptmann Walter Krupinski : Luftwaffe day fighter


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Adolf Hitler awarding Ritterkreuz/Knight's Cross to Italian Colonel General Italo Gariboldi. Behind Hitler, from left : Gerhard Engel, Wilhelm Keitel and Rudolf Schmundt


Source :
Akira Takiguchi personal collection

2 comments:

  1. Your blog is really amazing! Thank you for sharing these lovely photos!

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