Front Flying Clasp of the Luftwaffe
The Front Flying Clasp of the Luftwaffe was awarded in Bronze, Silver, and Gold with upgrade possible to include diamonds. Pennant
A pennon was one of the principal three varieties of flags carried during the Middle Ages . Pennoncells and streamers or pendants are considered as minor varieties of this style of flag. The pennon is a flag resembling the guidon in shape, but only half the size...

s suspended from the clasp indicated the number of missions obtained in a given type of aircraft. Front Flying Clasps were issued for missions completed in the following Luftwaffe aircraft:
  • Day Fighters
  • Night Fighters
  • Long Range Day Fighters
  • Air to Ground Support Fighters
  • Bombers
  • Reconnaissance
  • Transport and Glider

The different Clasps were inaugurated by Reichsmarschall
Reichsmarschall literally in ; was the highest rank in the armed forces of Nazi Germany during World War II after the position of Supreme Commander held by Adolf Hitler....

 Hermann Göring
Hermann Göring
Hermann Wilhelm Göring, was a German politician, military leader, and a leading member of the Nazi Party. He was a veteran of World War I as an ace fighter pilot, and a recipient of the coveted Pour le Mérite, also known as "The Blue Max"...

  • 30 January 1941 for the Front Flying Clasp
  • 26 June 1942 for the Pennant to the golden Front Flying Clasp
  • 29 April 1944 for the Pennant with number of mission

Pennant to the Golden Front Flying Clasp

  • Day Fighters and Transport Units: 500 missions
  • Air to Ground Support Fighters: 400 missions
  • Bombers, Air Sea Rescue and Weather Reconnaissance: 300 missions
  • Reconnaissance and Night Fighters: 250 missions
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