France: Cross for Miltary Valour

Croix de la Valeur Militaire

Ribbon: Red with a white central stripe and narrow white edge stripes.

Instituted: 11 April 1956.

Awarded: For courage while facing the enemy.

Obverse Reverse

It 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
World Medals Index Text List Ribbon Chart References

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