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MvR receives the Bulgarian Cross

Event ID: 541

10 June 1917

49.837291383185374, 7.852933158611976
Hotel Oranienhof
Bad Kreuznach

Source ID: 43

The Red Knight of Germany, the story of Baron von Richthofen, Floyd Gibbons, 1927, 1959 Bantam Books

The ace was needed back at the front. He received orders cancelling his extended leave, and on June 10th, he reported for duty at General Headquarters at Kreuznach. There followed two days of conferences and lunches with the Kaiser and the King of Bulgaria, who decorated him with the Bulgarian Cross for bravery.

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