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German Iron Cross


Title German Iron Cross
Description German Iron Cross 2nd Class collected by Sergeant Robert J. Walker, a St. Louis soldier in the 314th Engineers, 89th Division. Prussian soldiers were first presented with the Iron Cross for gallantry in 1813. During World War I the crosses were stamped with 1914 on the front and 1813 on the back.
Site Accession Number 2010 029 0015
Contributing Institution Missouri History Museum
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