Spanish War Cross as Awarded to Members of the Condor Legion

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Spanish War Cross as Awarded to Members of the Condor Legion. These medals were awarded to members of the Condor Legion. Multi-piece construction, silver gilt and enamels, vertical pinback flanked by dual prongs, intact enamels, extremely fine. The War Cross was instituted on January 26, 1937 and amended in 1942. It was a direct descendant of the Military Order of Mary Christine (María Cristina) created for the Queen Regent in 1890 and intended to reward military bravery. LH9912