Did you know that?
from 3rd August 1940 until 16th March 1941, by order of the Oberbefehlshaber der Wehrmacht the awarding of the Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes for "remarkable services in troop leadership" temporarily was blocked?
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