German knights war merit cross with swords complete with ribbon. This is a nice solid piece with super detail and antique finish.
Knight’s Cross of the War Merit Cross 1939 – With Swords
Adolf Hitler created this award in October 1939 . The grades were the same as the Iron Cross. So War Merit Cross 2nd Class, War Merit Cross 1st Class, and Knights Cross of the War Merit Cross. This is the combatants version with swords awarded to soldiers for exceptional service “not in direct connection with combat”. This is the distinction between the Iron cross and the War merit cross