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Body Images Studio
(404) 355-4303
1123 Spring St Nw
Atlanta, GA
 
Memorial Tattoo
(404) 681-9111
190 Carroll St Se
Atlanta, GA
 
Timeless Tattoo Inc
(404) 315-6900
2271 Chshire Bridge Rd Ne
Atlanta, GA
 
Sacred Heart Tattoo
(404) 222-8385
483 Moreland Avenue #5
Little Five Points, GA
 
Art by Todo @ Sacred Heart Tattoo
(404) 222-8385
483 Moreland Ave, # 5
Little Five Points, GA
 
City Of Ink
(404) 525-4465
323 Walker St Sw
Atlanta, GA
 
Liberty Tattoo, LLC
(404) 347-9595
755 Ponce De Leon Ave Ne
Atlanta, GA
 
Timeless Tattoo
(404) 315-6900
2271 Cheshire Bridge Rd
Atlanta, GA
 
Holy Mother Tattoo
(404) 781-6262
1158 Euclid Ave Ne
Atlanta, GA
 
Sacred Heart Tattoo Inc
(404) 222-8385
483 Moreland Ave Ne Ste 5
Atlanta, GA
 

Iron Cross tattoos

Iron Cross tattoo symbol Iron Cross Tattoos - This simple yet striking symbol has long been synonymous with old world German courage and triumph. Sometimes mistaken for the Maltese Cross , the Iron Cross is one of the most visually powerful and recognizable military awards of all time.

Notorious, yes, but this German medal is also the most historically rich. King Friedrich Wilhelm III introduced it in 1813 during the Prussian War of Liberation against Napoleon. It was re-established in WWI, when over five million combatants were awarded the cross for acts of heroism, bravery, or leadership skills. Hitler, himself, earned one, and in 1939 he resurrected it to evoke the glory of bygone days. It was awarded without regard to nationality or social class.

Iron Cross Inspiration Gallery - Click here to get inspired! Normally a military decoration, it was occasionally handed out to civilians for performing military functions. The civilian pilot Hanna Reitsch for instance, was awarded the Iron Cross First Class by Adolf for her bravery as a test pilot, and was one of only two women presented with the Iron Cross First Class during WWII. Awarded only in wartime, it hasn't been handed out since May of 1945, yet it continues to pay homage to the valor of the old warriors who lived and fought through those crazy times. The cross design (not the decoration) has been the symbol of Germany's armed forces (the Bundeswehr) since about 1870.

Get inspired by some really amazing images and photos of crosses in our Iron Cross Inspiration Gallery

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