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George Cross

The George Cross is the British civilian decoration corresponding to the military Victoria Cross. As such, it is the highest honour that can be awarded to a civilian not under military command for bravery in wartime.

The most exceptional award of the George Cross may be the award given to the island of Malta following its stout defence during World War II.

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