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Médaille Commemorative de la Guerre 1939-1945

This bronze, hexagonal medal bears on the face a Gallic cock on a Lorraine Cross and on the reverse the inscription: "Répeublique Française 1939/45" Bars were awarded for service, either on land or in the air, in France, Norway, Italy, Germany, Great- Britain and the Soviet Union; for maritine operations in the Atlantic, the Mediterranean, the Channell and the North Sea as well as for resistance and volontary service.
The ribbon is light blue with red and green stripes at its outer edges and a vertical row of V's (Victory) down its centre.

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NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
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Amiot, René15-01-191401-11-1985
Antonowicz Andrault de Buy, Graf, Mikolaj15-01-191503-04-2000more
Arnault, Paul Jean Louis21-08-191109-11-1988more