EK II 1914, 3- Medal Bar Iron Cross, Schlesische Eagle (Schlesischer Adler) with Swords ( Schwerten) & Dienstauszeichnung 2.Klasse 1913 für 12 Jahre

EK II 1914, 3- Medal Bar Iron Cross, Schlesische Eagle (Schlesischer Adler) with Swords ( Schwerten) & Dienstauszeichnung 2.Klasse 1913 für 12 Jahre

Description

Schlesische Eagle (Schlesischer Adler) with Swords ( Schwerten).

The Schlesische probation badge or also popularly called Schlesischer Adler, was a free corps award in the time of the Weimar Republic. It represents stylistically changed, the coat of arms eagle of Silesia.

Foundation, endowment
The Silesian Eagle was on June 16, 1919 by the General Command VI. Army Corps for members of the Border Guards VI. Army Corps, which have come to arms in the time of the greatest distress of the province, as an outward sign of honorable memory and of patriotic common sense, and for all those who in 1918 and 1919 were available as fighters for the defense of the native soil donated in two stages:

II. Level after exemplary service after three months in the same unitFirst stage after six months of exemplary service in the border protection for Silesia in the same troop part. On July 1, 1921 Lieutenant General a. D. Karl Hoefer as leader of the self-protection Upper Silesia in agreement with the command post VI. in Oberglogau the oak leaves to the Silesian Eagle. In addition, the swords were introduced in the same year.

Dienstauszeichnung 2.Klasse 1913 für 12 Jahre.
The 2nd grade was awarded to NCOs and soldiers who had honored their service in the Armed Forces for 12 years.