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Ribbon Bar vs. Bow?

Article about: Hello, all! I recently was gifted a bow for the War Merit Cross 2nd Class w/ Swords. I have also noticed that there are ribbon bars for the same award. I was wondering, what is the differenc

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    Default Re: Ribbon Bar vs. Bow?

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    It looks to me as if there are two ribbons on the bow, Iron Cross on the front, War Merit Cross on the back. Perhaps its meant to represent both medals, with the swords relating to the War Merit Cross?

    Rob
    You are bloody right you know well spotted. KVK ribbon at the back.

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    Can you believe that I had the bow in hand the other day and didn't even notice?

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    Good eye Rob

    Nick
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    Default Re: Ribbon Bar vs. Bow?

    Indeed, Rob is correct - good spotting. The medal ribbon
    of most importance takes precedence.........
    Regards,


    Steve.

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