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  • The design for each size and material is the same, a twig of four oak leaves with three acorns on the stem In World War II, the Knight's Cross of the German Iron Cross could be awarded with the additional distinction of oak leaves (mit Eichenlaub). — “Oak leaf cluster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Civic Crown (Latin: corona civica) was a chaplet of common oak leaves woven to form a crown. During the Roman Republic, and the subsequent Principate, it was regarded as the second highest military decoration to which a citizen could aspire (the Grass Crown being held in higher regard). — “Civic Crown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • In 1941, two higher grades of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves were instituted. The Oak Leaves addition was first authorized in June 1940 and first awarded on 19 July 1940 to Army Lieutenant General Eduard. — “Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross - Wikipedia, the free”, en.wikipedia.org

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