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The first ‘Iron Man’: the story of Götz von Berlichingen

Was The Avengers' Tony Stark inspired by a 16th-century German knight? As "Avengers: Endgame" premieres, we explore the legend of 'Götz of the Iron Hand,' the prosthetic-wearing warrior immortalized by the poet Goethe.

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