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The Iron Time : A History of the Iron Cross

Previtera, Stephen Thomas

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ISBN 10: 0967307007 / ISBN 13: 9780967307008
Published by Winidore Publications, Richmond, VA, U.S.A., 2000
Used Condition: As New Hard Cover
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472 pages with over 1,000 color photos and numerous b&w photos illustrating the history of the German and Nazi Iron Cross. A beautiful comprehensive history. Clean no marks. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 011447

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Title: The Iron Time : A History of the Iron Cross

Publisher: Winidore Publications, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket Issued

Edition: 1st Printing

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The Iron Cross has always been more than a simple military decoration. For Prussia, and later Germany, it represented "The Iron Time" of 1813. The birth of independence in the middle of a Europe dominated by Napoleonic France. Casting off Bonaparte's oppressive yolk marked the beginning of Prussia's march toward a unified Germany at Versailles in 1871. Later would come the disembowelment of the last kaiser's army in World War I. Reborn as evil incarnate, Hitler's "Thousand Year Reich" rampaged and shattered as Gotterdammerung in a fraction of a millennium. These histories are the story of the Iron Cross. A Christian symbol adopted from the fabled Teutonic Knights and used as the crest for two centuries of German holy wars. With over a thousand new color, and B&W photographs created especially for this reference, you will share in this incredible story. Little known tales about the Iron Cross are told, and a detailed analysis of its construction and marks is explored. This is the comprehensive history you have been waiting for.

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