He created a medal to be awarded to mothers ‘of exceptional merit’ who had at least four or five children.
Bronze for four/five, Silver for six, Gold for seven.
Adolf himself was one of six children. (Eight if you count half siblings.)
Apparently it would be awared on his mother’s birthday, but I’ve only found one report of that.
The French have (or had?) something similar,
but unlike the mutterskreuz there’s no racial element for elegibility.
I feel like I’m doing my history homework in primary school.
But anyway, let’s not dampen the mood with talk of genocidal dictators and their insidious ploys.