Kingdom of Belgium: War Cross 1940-45
Croix de guerre
Ribbon: Red with 3 narrow green edge stripes.
Instituted: 20 July 1940.
Awarded: For acts of bravery, three or more years of frontline service, good conduct on the battlefield, 18 months of service by volunteers under 16 or over 40, and to prisoners of war who escaped. It could also be awarded to units that distinguished themselves in battle.
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