22 relations: Aviator badge, Challenge International de Tourisme 1929, Challenge International de Tourisme 1930, Demyansk Pocket, Freudenstadt, Front Flying Clasp of the Luftwaffe, Generalmajor, German Army (German Empire), German occupation of Czechoslovakia, Geschwaderkommodore, Iron Cross, Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, Luftstreitkräfte, Luftwaffe, Nazi Germany, Oberst, Operation Barbarossa, Pasym, Sudetenland Medal, The Honour Cross of the World War 1914/1918, World War I, World War II.
An aviator badge is an insignia used in most of the world's militaries to designate those who have received training and qualification in military aviation.
The Challenge 1929 was the first FAI International Tourist Plane Contest (Challenge International de Tourisme), that took place between August 4 and August 16, 1929 in Paris, France.
The International Touring Competition in 1930 (Challenge International de Tourisme) was the second FAI international touring aircraft contest, that took place between July 18 and August 8, 1930 in Berlin, Germany.
The Demyansk Pocket (Festung Demjansk or Kessel von Demjansk; Демя́нский котёл) was the name given to the pocket of German troops encircled by the Red Army around Demyansk, south of Leningrad, during World War II on the Eastern Front.
Freudenstadt is a town in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.
The Front Flying Clasp of the Luftwaffe (Frontflugspange) was a World War II German military decoration awarded to aircrew and certain other Luftwaffe personnel in recognition of the number of operational flights flown.
Generalmajor, short GenMaj, (English: major general) is a general officer rank in many countries, and is identical to and translated as major general.
The Imperial German Army (Deutsches Heer) was the name given to the combined land and air forces of the German Empire (excluding the Marine-Fliegerabteilung maritime aviation formations of the Imperial German Navy).
The German occupation of Czechoslovakia (1938–1945) began with the German annexation of Czechoslovakia's northern and western border regions, formerly being part of German-Austria known collectively as the Sudetenland, under terms outlined by the Munich Agreement.
Geschwaderkommodore (short also Kommodore) is a Luftwaffe position or appointment (not rank), originating during World War II.
The Iron Cross (abbreviated EK) is a former military decoration in the Kingdom of Prussia, and later in the German Empire (1871–1918) and Nazi Germany (1933–1945).
The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes), or simply the Knight's Cross (Ritterkreuz), and its variants were the highest awards in the military and paramilitary forces of Nazi Germany during World War II.
The Deutsche Luftstreitkräfte (German Air Force)—known before October 1916 as the Fliegertruppen des deutschen Kaiserreiches (Imperial German Flying Corps) or simply Die Fliegertruppe—was the World War I (1914–18) air arm of the German Army, of which it remained an integral part.
The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the combined German Wehrmacht military forces during World War II.
Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
Oberst is a military rank in several German-speaking and Scandinavian countries, equivalent to Colonel.
Operation Barbarossa (German: Unternehmen Barbarossa) was the code name for the Axis invasion of the Soviet Union, which started on Sunday, 22 June 1941, during World War II.
Pasym (Passenheim) is a small town in Szczytno County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland, with 2,522 inhabitants (2004).
The 1 October 1938 Commemorative Medal (Die Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1.), commonly known as the Sudetenland Medal was a decoration of Nazi Germany awarded in the interwar period.
The Honour Cross of the World War 1914/1918 (Das Ehrenkreuz des Weltkriegs 1914/1918), commonly, but incorrectly, known as the Hindenburg Cross was established by Field Marshal Paul von Hindenburg, President of the German Republic, by an order dated 13 July 1934, to commemorate service of the German people during the First World War.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.