Original WWII German Social Welfare (Red Cross) Medal Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. Hitler introduced a series of four Social Welfare awards to replace the earlier DRK, Deutsche Rote Kreuz, (German Red Cross) awards. Fourth class, die struck alloy award. The roughly 38mm diameter, circular award features the embossed Social Welfare emblem of a Greek style cross with slightly textured arms with a stylized national eagle with down-swept wings superimposed to the center of the obverse on a plain field background. The reverse of the award features embossed Gothic script on a plain background field, “Medaille für Deutsche Volkspflege”, (Medal for German Social Welfare). The medal ring and ribbon suspension ring are complete. With a long section of original ribbon. Shows the expected age and use. in overall good but worn condition. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. 100% guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945. The Gettysburg Museum of History does not support or condone Adolf Hitler or the Nazi Party and is only offering this as a historic relic. Please see our other items. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.