The Germans rated Garbo their best spy in England; he was even awarded the Iron Cross, something that amused Pujol to no end.
Skurnik was far from the only soldier to be awarded the Iron Cross during the Second World War.
Because of your poverty you shall have your choice between taking the Iron Cross or a hundred marks.
The black of the Kaiser's Iron Cross, the red of the Empire's fall!
At one end was a tangle of briar, and here were some old graves, each with a tinsel wreath or two on the Iron Cross.
Had he but known who I was he could have earned an Iron Cross!
The Hun biplane—I observed the Iron Cross—dived straight for the ground and recovered itself.
It was the reddish glow of the Iron Cross held by old Louis.
“Ira Le Geyt,” the youth repeated, and at the same moment he drew from the bosom of his coat the Iron Cross.
He stole the vessels because they were valuable, and the Iron Cross because he was an infidel!
from German das eiserne kreuz, instituted by Frederick Wilhelm III of Prussia, originally for distinguished military service in the wars against Napoleon.