Croix de Guerre
a French military award for heroism in battle.
The Croix de Guerre (English translation: Cross of War) is a military decoration of
France. It was first created in 1915 and consists of a square-cross medal on ...
French Croix de Guerre The French Croix de Guerre was instituted on 8 April
1915 by the French Government to recognise acts of bravery in the face of the ...
Nov 1, 2013 ... Marshal Philippe Pétain of the Vichy government issued a Croix de Guerre in
1941 and General Henri Giraud of the Free French Forces in ...
Mounted over the cross are swords crossed with their hilt at the bottom. The medal is suspended from a Bronze crown. The World War I and World War II medals for the Belgian Croix
are identical with the exception of a royal monogram on the reverse side of “... More »
... palm instead. The ribbon of the Croix de Guerre 1939-1945 differs from the
original; it is coloured bright red with four vertical bands of green in the centre.
Geni Project: Croix de Guerre Recipients. The Croix de Guerre (English
translation: Cross of War) is a military decoration of France, first.
World War I Military Medals and Decorations - France - Croix de Guerre - The
Aerodrome - Aces and Aircraft of World War I.
During World War I, the Croix de Guerre was awarded for bravery to military
personnel and recipients of the Légion d'Honneur and Médaille Militaire.
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