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Description War Merit Cross with Swords. Maltese Cross with swastika in center; crossing from below and behind are two swords. Held by a hinge on the back is a very heavy duty pin with the number 65 on it and simple clasp.

Nazi military item removed from the German chancellery at the time that the advance wave of U. S. forces entered Berlin; brought home by Raymond Godschalx.
Dimensions H-1.875 W-1.875 inches
Event World War II
Found Chancellery/Berlin, Germany
Year range to 1945
Material Metal
Object ID 5817-T11
Object Name Medal
People Godschalx, Raymond
Related Publications Larson, Bradley G. "Voices of History 1941-1945". Oshkosh Public Museum, 2003.
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