The highest German military decoration for bravery, instituted in 1813.
More example sentences
- He failed to rise in rank beyond corporal, but was awarded the Iron Cross for military bravery.
- As with many other youths in Germany, he joined the German Army during World War One and was awarded the Iron Cross for bravery.
- During his career, he was awarded the Iron Cross by the German army for bravery.
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