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
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At the outbreak of the First World War Hitler joined the German army and did indeed win two Iron Crosses.
Other offerings include standard and built-to-order pallet conveyor in a range of sizes, shuttles, turntables, iron crosses, and load stackers.
The black iron crosses configured in one corner lost their sinister connotations through repetition into pattern.
Hitler fought in the First World War, was wounded and was awarded two Iron Crosses for bravery.
He said he altered his tweed trilby hat to resemble a World War One German soldier's helmet, emblazoning German Iron Crosses on either side and fitting two bolts to the crown.