Why do bikers use the iron cross symbol?
I haven't noticed that many bikers using it but if they do you can bet it got its basis from the Wehrmacht bikers during WW2. The iron cross is a German symbol. The Germans were some of the first to employ motorcycles heavily in combat. The iron cross and other symbols like it had their base in the medieval era including the teutonic knights who the Germans used as propoganda. You know how some bikers wear those kaizer helmets with the metal...
What does the Maltese cross and skull symbol stand for?
This is a guarded secret in the in the motorcycle club world. A patch on a bikers vest with Maltese cross with a skull on it means that biker is armed with a gun. It is usually worn on the back of the vest on the lower left side. Some say it is placed there so law enforcement will see it when he approaches the biker during a traffic stop. ...
Asked in Maltese Terriers
What is the differnece between a Maltese and a maltipoo?
A Maltese is a purebred. A Maltipoo is a cross between a Maltese and poodle.. Hope that helps...=) ...
Asked in Gold and Precious Metals
Is 917 stamped on a Maltese cross 22 krt white gold?
No - it's 917 grade Maltese silver.
Asked in World War 1, WW1 Air Warfare
Why did Baron Manfred von Richthofen choose the Maltese cross?
He didn't choose it. The Maltese Cross (also called the Iron Cross) was the official symbol of the German military since around 1871, although versions of the cross date back far earlier. ...
Asked in History of Australia, Australia, Queensland
What does the Maltese Cross represent on the Australian Queensland flag?
A letter in the Queensland State Archives reveals that not even the Queensland Government knows the significance of the Maltese Cross on the Queensland flag. The most credible theory is that Queensland and the Victoria Cross became allied as a result of the fact that the Victoria Cross is a form of the Maltese Cross. The Victoria Cross was first offered in 1857 by Queen Victoria at the close of the Crimean War and Queensland was established as an independent state in...
What does the Maltese Cross stand for?
The Maltese cross originally from the Knights of St John of Jerusalem ( the Knight Hospitalers)who used the Christian cross as a badge on their shields was adopted by the St. John Ambulance Brigade of today and also the Fire Service due to their object of service. It became known as the Maltese Cross because the Knights were given premission to settle in Malta and it is now the emblem of that country in the Mediterranean sea. B: The eight points of the...
Asked in Geometry
What is a eight sided figure with equilateral triangles for sides?
Maltese or Iron Cross!
Asked in Shih Tzus
What do you get if you mix shih-tzu and Maltese dogs?
A cross breed of Shig Tzu X Maltese. Google search the breed and you can find some pictures ...
Asked in Britain in WW2
Who had a regimental cap badge similar to a Maltese cross?
Answer There are several British Regimental Cap Badges that are shaped like a Maltese Cross over the years. This shape was common for Rifle regiments and I have three types in my collection: King's Royal Rifle Corps. The Sherwood Forestes had a Maltese Cross with a reclining deer in the center(no wreath). In the current British Army, this badge would be worn by the Royal Green Jackets. Its badge is a Maltese Cross within a Wreath. Link: wikipedia for Royal Green Jackets...
Asked in Dog Breeds, Yorkshire Terriers
What is the difference of yorkie poos and maltipoos?
A yorkiepoo is a cross between a Yorkshire terrier and a poodle. A maltipoo is a cross between a Maltese and a poodle. ...
Asked in Law and Order Television Series
What are the ratings and certificates for Law and Order Criminal Intent - 2001 Maltese Cross 6-4?
Law and Order Criminal Intent - 2001 Maltese Cross 6-4 is rated/received certificates of: USA:TV-14 ...
Asked in US Military
What old us military medal has a short black ribbon with attachment pin at the top and consist of a gold colored Maltese cross with white enamel and the great seal of the us in the middle?
From what I can find out, this is the Veterans of Foreign Wars Maltese Cross. ...