Iron Cross

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Iron Cross:

see decorations, civil and militarydecorations, civil and military,
honors bestowed by a government to reward services or achievements, particularly those implying valor. The practice of bestowing such decorations dates back at least to the laurel wreaths of the ancient Greeks and Romans and gained prevalence
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Iron Cross

German medal awarded for outstanding bravery in wartime. [Ger. Hist.: Misc.]
See: Bravery