Henry Ford receiving the Grand Cross of the German Eagle from Nazi officials, 1938

At a ceremony in Dearborn, Michigan, Henry Ford is presented with the Grand Cross of the Supreme Order of the German Eagle on his 75th birthday. Henry Ford was the first American recipient of this order, an honor created in 1937 by Adolf Hitler. This was the highest honor Nazi Germany could give to any … Continue reading Henry Ford receiving the Grand Cross of the German Eagle from Nazi officials, 1938