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Grand Cross of Service with Star (Das Grosse Verdienstkreuz mit Stern), Germany
Large pin (the star?) in form of red cross on gold background. Central emblem is German eagle in black enamel. With accompanying cross on ribbon and studs in blue case. Award established in 1951 for service political, economic, social and intellectual in the rebuilding of Germany. Awarded by the German government.
Von Karman, Theodore (Physicist, Aerodynamicist, Applied Mathematician)
Nov. 2, 1955
MEDIUM: gold, enamel; FORMAT: pin; LENGTH: 3 inches wide approx.; QUANTITY: 1
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