GERMAN MOTHER’S CROSS
The German Mother’s Cross Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter In Gold. The Mother’s Cross was instituted by Adolf Hitler on December 16TH 1938 as part of the propaganda campaign aimed at increasing the birth rate.
The award came in three grades to recognise and reward German mothers. The bronze cross for 4 – 5 children, the silver for 6 – 7, and the gold for 8 or more children.
The criteria of the German Mother’s Cross criteria were awarded to parents with pure German descent who were worthy of the award.