The, balkenkreuz, like the Iron Cross, is almost invariably black.Two examples of this were civilian test pilots Hanna Reitsch who was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class and 1st Class and Melitta Schenk Gräfin von Stauffenberg, who was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class, for their actions as pilots during World War.


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Insignia are often displayed on the sides of the fuselage, the upper and lower surfaces of the wings, as well as on the fin or rudder of an aircraft, although considerable variation can be found amongst different air arms, and within specific air arms over.The decoration was issued in three classes and was awarded for a wide variety of service, in the social sector, to the German state.It was established by King Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia in March 1813 backdated to the birthday of his late wife Queen Louise on uring the Napoleonic Wars (EK 1813).

1, history edit, germany's, luftstreitkräfte (the army air service of the.In Germany it was called Buntfarbenaufdruck (multi-colored print) but this designation includes other camouflage designs such as Splittermuster and Leibermuster, and does not include hand-painted camouflage.Iron Cross, also known as the, mantuan Cross, which has been used by the German military since 1918.