Naval Front Clasp

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Naval Front Clasp
Marine-Frontspange
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Awarded by Nazi Germany
TypeBadge
EligibilityMilitary personnel
Campaign(s)World War II
StatusObsolete
Statistics
Established19 November 1944

The Naval Front Clasp (German: Marine-Frontspange) was a World War II German military decoration awarded to officers and men of the Kriegsmarine in recognition of long, front line service for all naval units. The award was instituted on 19 November 1944 by Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz.

References[edit]

  • Klietmann, Kurt-Gerhard (1981) (in German). Auszeichnungen des Deutschen Reiches. 1936–1945. Stuttgart, Germany: Motorbuch ISBN 3-87943-689-4.