France: War Cross 1939-45

Croix de Guerre 1939-45

Ribbon: Red with 4 green central stripes.

Instituted: 26 September 1939.

Awarded: For courage while facing the enemy.

Obverse, 1939 version Reverse, 1939 version

The Croix de Guerre 1939-45 could be awarded with palm leaf, gold star, silver star or bronze star depending on the level of citation. Multiple emblems can be worn for repeat awards.

Palm Leaf Sorry - no picture Sorry - no picture Bronze Star
Palm Leaf - Army citation Gold Star - Army Corps citation Silver Star - Divisional citation Bronze Star - Brigade, Regimental or independent unit citation
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