Luftwaffe Combat clasp in Silver
Frontflugspange in Silver
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.||Basse, Georg-Wilhelm +||23||36||20 Jun 1941|
|2.||Ltn.||Lehsten, Detlef von||24||37b|
|3.||Kptlt.||Becker, Richard||32||34||13 Mar 1943||U-218|
3 U-boat Commanders decorated with Luftwaffe Combat clasp in Silver (Frontflugspange in Silver) 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.