Luftwaffe Combat clasp in Gold
Frontflugspange in Gold
This was a Luftwaffe decoration available in Bronze, Silver and Gold with possible upgrade to Diamonds.
Requirements for each grade were as follows:
The clasp was awarded for missions in a variety of aircraft, including day fighters, night fighters, bombers and reconnaissance.
Decorations ordered by date
See this list sorted by last name
|Commander and rank||Age||Crew||Date||U-boat Command(s) held *|
|1.||Oblt.||Brans, Hans-Joachim +||25||35||1941|
|2.||Ltn.||Brasack, Paul||24||37a||10 Mar 1941|
|3.||Oblt.||Basse, Georg-Wilhelm +||24||36||6 Jan 1942|
|4.||KrvKpt.||Hechler, Ernst||36||29||Dec 1943|
4 U-boat Commanders decorated with Luftwaffe Combat clasp in Gold (Frontflugspange in Gold) located.
+ Indicates the Officer died in the war.
* Commands held indicates the U-boat commands held by this officer before award date. In some cases the officer had not taken command his first boat yet or was not even in the U-boat force yet.
Note: This listing is still being compiled and some recipients might be missing.