(Ärmelband Kreta)


Date Instituted

16 October 1942


One of the following:
* Taken part in a parachute or glider landing on Crete 20 - 27 May 1941,
* Taken part in air operations over Crete or Cretan waters before 27 May 1941,
* Been on active service in the sea around Crete on 19 May 1941

Number awarded


Award documents

Willi Rehrbach

Estimated price (2009)


(Courtesy of N & T Global Trading)


Photo courtesy of N & T Global Trading & Rupture Duck

Sources used

Christopher Ailsby - World War 2 German medals and political awards
John R. Angolia - For Führer and Fatherland: Military awards of the Third Reich
George Forty - Battle of Crete
David Littlejohn - Orders, decorations, medals and badges of the Third Reich
Detlev Niemann - Price Guide Germany 1871-1945 (2009)