Americans Honored by Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany was keen on recognizing foreigners who had helped the Third Reich so they created a special award exclusively for foreigners (although some Germans did end up getting it as well) called the Order of the German Eagle. Among the recipients were Thomas J. Watson, President of IBM, Henry Ford, and Charles Lindbergh.

(Source: Axis History Factbook)

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