Tuesday, 6 March 2012

Decoration for Defence Economy Leaders Miniature.

Decoration for Defence Economy Leaders Miniature.
Instituted on
Rarity – Extremely rare
Known Makers – unmarked








This award took the form of a round badge which measured 15 mm high and 15 mm wide. It comprises of an oak leave wreath with a width of 3 mm and at the base two crossed oak leave leaves stalks. Across the centre is a banner with three folds. Onto this, in raised capital letter are W. – Fü. – Wi., which is the abbreviation for Wehr – Wirtschaft – Führer. Onto this is placed the national emblem, with its wings forming the top and breaching the wreath. The wing span is 22 mm. this can vary as the badge in some cases is convex.

The reverse is plain with a thin needle pin. The badge can like the full size award be constructed of aluminium or tomback. It was worn on the left lapel.
 
Wagenfuhr Felix - the main aircraft factory production manager "Arado".

 
Quandt Günther   Wehrwirtschaftsführer.
 
 
Ambros
Otto, Prof. Dr. phil
1901-1990
I.G. Farben official, sentenced to 8 years' imprisonment at the I.G. Farben Trial for involvement in slavery and mass murder, he was released in 1952.
Burkart
Odilo
1898
Associate of Flick, acquitted at the Flick trial.
Bütefisch
Heinrich, Dr.-Ing.
1894-1969
SS-Obersturmbannführer - I.G. Farben official, sentenced to 6 years' imprisonment for his involvement in slave labour and mass murder. He was released in January 1951.
Dornier
Claude
1884-1969
Industrialist, created the Dornier planes for the Luftwaffe. He was exonerated by a de-Nazification court.
Flick
Friedrich
1883-1972
Head of several industries, sentenced to 7 years' imprisonment for involvement in slave labour, released in 1950.
Frydag
Karl, Dipl.-Ing.
 
 
Gajewski
Fritz
1888-1962
I.G. Farben official, acquitted at the I.G. Farben Trial.
Hayler
Franz, Dr. re. pol.
 
 
Heinkel
Ernst
1888-1958
Designer and manufacturer of the He planes during World War II. He was classified as a "fellow traveller" by a de-Nazification court and fined, despite involvement in slave labour.
Heyne
Hans, Dipl.-Ing.
 
 
Houdremont
Eduard
1896? - 1958
Krupp official, sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment for involvement in slave labour, released at the same time as Krupp.
Ilgner
Max
1899-1966
I.G. Farben official, sentenced to 3 years' imprisonment for plunder and spoliation. He was released immediately, his sentence having been considered served.
Janssen - Krupp
Friedrich Wilhelm
 
Official, sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment for involvement in slave labour, released at the same time as Krupp.
Kaletsch
Konrad
 
Flick official, acquitted of all charges at the Flick trial.
Kehrl
Hans  SS-Brigadeführer
6.8.1892 - 1984
Head of commodity Office in the Ministry of Armaments
Kessler
Philipp, Dr.-Ing.
 
 
Krauch
Carl
1887-1968
Chairman of the advisory board of I.G. Farben. Sentenced to 6 years' imprisonment for involvement in slave labour, released in 1950.
Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach
Gustav
1870-1950
Head of the Krupp industry until 1943, not tried due to ill health.
Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach
Alfried
1907-1967
NSFK-Standartenführer - Head of the Krupp industries, sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment for his involvement in slave labour. He was released on February 4, 1951.
Löser
Ewald Oskar Ludwig
1888-1970
Krupp official was also involved in the July Plot. He avoided execution by faking partial amnesia, but was sentenced to 7 years' imprisonment for his involvement in slave labour. He was released in 1950.
Lüschen
Friedrich, Dr.-Ing. e.h., Dr. phil. hc.
 
 
Meer
Fritz Ter
1884-1967
Official of I.G. Farben, sentenced to 7 years' imprisonment for involvement in slave labour at Auschwitz, the only defendant convicted on charges of plunder, spoliation, mass murder, and slavery.
Merker
Otto
 
 
Messerschmitt
Wilhelm Prof. Dr-Ing.
1898-1978
Airplane designer and manufacturer, of the Messerschmitt planes. He was classified as a "fellow traveller" by a de-Nazification court and fined.
Müller
Erich
 
Official at Krupp, sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment for slave labour. Released at the same time as Krupp.
Pfirsch
Karl Heinrich
 
Official at Krupp, only defendant at the Krupp trial to be acquitted of all charges.
Pleiger
Paul
 
 
Röchling
Hermann, Dr.-Ing. Dr. rer. pol. hc.
 
 
Rohland
Walter, Dr.-Ing
 
 
Sauer
Hans
 
The weapons firm J.P. Sauer u. Sohn of Suhl and SS Bf Theo Croneiß
Saur
Karl Otto
 
 
Schmitz
Hermann
1881-1960
I.G. Farben official, sentenced to 4 years' imprisonment for plunder and spoliation.
Schneider
Christian
 
I.G. Farben official acquitted of all charges ath the I.G. Farben trial.
Schnitzler
Georg von
1884-1962
SA-Hauptsturmführer - Official of I.G. Farben, sentenced to 5 years' imprisonment for involvement in plunder and spoliation.
Steinbrinck
Otto
1888-1949
SS-Brigadeführer - in addition to being deputy to Friedrich Flick, was a captain in the navy. He was sentenced to 5 years' imprisonment for having membership in a criminal organization. He died in prison.
 Tank
 Kurt
 
 
Tengelmann.
Wilhelm
 
 
Tix
Arthur
 
 
Uhrig
Heinrich Dipl Ing.
 
 
Wagenfuhr
Felix
 
The main aircraft factory production manager "Arado".
Walther
Fritz
 
Designer of the Walther PP/PPK and P38
Werner
William, Dr.-Ing.
 
 
Wolff
Albert, Prof. dr. Ing.
 
 
Wurster
Karl, Prof. Dr.-Ing.
 
 
Zangen
Wilhelm
1891-1971
Industrialist and Vice President of the Chamber of Economics in Berlin. He continued to be a successful industrialist after the war.


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