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Which individual was awarded both an Iron Cross by the Nazis and an MBE by the English?

Question #143194. Asked by gtho4.
Last updated Sep 23 2016.
Originally posted Sep 18 2016 6:23 AM.

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Juan Pujol García MBE
Juan Pujol García MBE was a double agent during World War II, known by the British codename Garbo and the German codename Arabel. Pujol had the possibly unique distinction of receiving decorations from both sides during World War II, gaining both an Iron Cross from the Germans and a Member of the Order of the British Empire from the British.

link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Pujol_Garc%C3%ADa

Response last updated by Terry on Sep 23 2016.
Sep 18 2016, 6:41 AM
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