(Medaille zur Erinnerung an die Heimkerhr des Memellandes)


Date Instituted

1 May 1939


Participation in the annexation of Memel (23 March 1939)

Number Awarded


Estimated price (2009)

€ 200


It was designed by Professor Richard Klein.

Photo courtesy of N & T Global Trading

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
David Littlejohn - Orders, decorations, medals and badges of the Third Reich
Detlev Niemann - Price Guide Germany 1871-1945 (2009)

Reference material on this award

Antonio Scapini - The Memel medal