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Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)

This decoration was instituted on April 8th 1915 to commemmorate individual mentions in despatches and can be awarded to all French military personnel, regardless of rank and also to officers and men of Allied Forces for an individual feat of arms mentioned in a despatch. The despatch had to originate from an officer commanding an Army, an Army Corps, a Division, a Brigade or the C.O. of a Regiment or a corresponding unit of Naval Forces. Mention in Army Despatch merits a small bronze laurel branch, Army Corps Despatch a silver gilt star, Divisional a silver star, Regimental or similar Unit Despatch a bronze star; all these emblems to be worn on the ribbon of the Cross. For every mention the appropiate emblem will be awarded; if one person has been awarded five palms, he will wear a silver 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.

Grid List
NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
Da Rif, Emile10-10-191412-05-1943more
Dahlgren, Edward Carl14-03-191631-05-2006more
Damerment, Madeleine Zoe11-11-191713-09-1944
Dammann, André12-12-190103-02-1951more
Dangel, Justin07-06-190711-05-1968more
Daniels, William Hawk02-08-191400-01-1983
Darby, William Orlando "Bill"08-02-191130-04-1945more
Darnand, Joseph19-03-189710-10-1945
Daruvar, Yves de31-03-192128-05-2018more
Daussy, Ernest Armand20-04-191431-08-1944
Davies, W.  
Davis, Benjamin Oliver, Jr.18-12-191204-07-2002more
Davis, Benjamin Oliver, Sr.01-07-187726-11-1970more
Davison, Michael Shannon21-03-191707-09-2006more
Davoud, Paul Yettvart25-11-191119-03-1987more
de Guingand, Francis Wilfred "Freddie"28-02-190029-06-1979more
De Neve, Gustaaf Hortensius21-10-192115-05-1944
De Wolf, Henry George "Harry"26-06-190318-12-2000more
Debeaumarché, Edmond15-12-190628-03-1959more
Debec, André G.02-07-192030-07-1942
Debiez, Henri09-06-192012-07-1944
Dec, Wladyslaw13-02-189821-11-1965more
Déchelette, Eugène05-01-190608-11-1973more
Decugis, Raymond30-07-190728-11-1942
Deere, Alan Christopher12-12-191721-09-1995more
Defosse, Raymond26-12-189701-03-1956more
Degliame, Marcel 'Fouché - Dormoy'23-12-191207-09-1989more
Déglise-Favre, André16-09-191803-11-1943
Dehon, Emile07-09-190005-02-1995
Dejussieu-Pontcarral, Pierre14-02-189801-08-1984more
Del Favero, Dino31-05-191015-03-1941
Delage, Maurice06-08-190608-04-1959
Delange, Maurice21-01-189814-05-1976more
Delestraint, Charles12-03-187919-04-1945
Deleule, Raymond14-02-190221-02-1961
Delfau, André05-09-192007-07-1948
Delimal, François16-02-192221-03-1944
Delrieu, Georges03-01-191905-06-1944
Delsaux, Fortuné Louis Joseph24-07-191510-01-1946
Delsol, Pierre18-02-190902-07-1987more
Demessine, André Paul Adrien05-05-190815-03-1945
Demolins, Bernard14-06-191803-02-2012more
Demozay, Jean-Francois "Morlaix"21-03-191519-12-1945more
Denis, James01-02-190621-06-2003more
Denison, Latimer Hugh27-12-192030-03-1945
Denison, Mallinson Charles  
Denness, Edwin "Ted"  
DePaepe, Raymond Howard23-12-192221-05-2013
Deshayes, Pierre24-12-191826-10-2011more
Desmaisons, Jean14-05-191526-02-1974more
Desmet, Victor20-12-191929-01-2018
Detouche, Jules12-04-190804-04-1978more
Détroyat, Marie André Robert08-01-191121-06-1941
Devé, Jean 'Dewey'04-02-189711-06-1942
Devers, Jacob Loucks "Jamie"08-09-188715-10-1979more
Devigny, André25-05-191612-02-1999more
Dewavrin, André "Colonel Passy"09-11-191122-12-1998more
Deyoe, Warner S.00-00-1923 
Diagne, Adolphe17-10-190728-02-1985more
Diebold, Laure "Mona", "Mado"10-01-191517-10-1965
Diffre, Thadée24-10-191230-12-1971more
Dill, Howard A.  
Dio, Louis14-10-190815-06-1994more
Divry, Daniel07-05-191216-09-2001more
Dodelier, Jacques10-11-190316-12-1940
Doeksen, Wybrand29-05-1911 
Dolezal, Frantisek14-09-190904-10-1945more
Domenget, Jospeh26-07-190824-11-1944
Doolittle, James Harold "Jimmy"14-12-189627-09-1993more
Dorantt, Jan04-03-189931-08-1971more
Dorsey, Joseph E.  
Douglas, Paul Page23-12-191926-12-2002more
Doursan, Idrisse01-01-191410-07-1965more
Douthitt, Jack W.23-12-192021-04-1945
Drew, Henry Dinham14-04-189518-08-1975
Dreyfous-Ducas, Daniel11-06-191410-03-1985more
Dreyfus, Jean28-02-191408-11-1942
Drogou, François30-12-190415-12-1940
Dronne, Raymond08-03-190805-09-1991more
Drouilh, Henri Alexandre11-02-189117-12-1943more
Drouot l'Hermine, Jean15-09-190723-05-1969more
Druce, Henry Carey "Docker"21-05-192104-01-2007
Du Monceau De Bergendael, Count Yvan Georges A.F.01-12-191509-11-1984more
Duault, Raoul09-04-191015-11-1983
Duch, Boleslaw Bronislaw15-11-189609-10-1980more
Duché de Bricourt, Gaston14-02-191409-06-1942
Duchêne, Antoine15-11-191311-09-1943
Duclos, Maurice23-08-190623-02-1981more
Duda, Josef09-08-191507-12-1977more
Dugan, Augustine Davis24-05-190216-07-1987more
Duhautoy-Schuffenecker, Joseph16-03-190909-05-1995
Dulau, Jean-Pierre05-12-191221-12-2009more
Dumont, François11-10-191802-05-1997more
Dumont, Roger17-05-189813-05-1943more
Dun, John Davis  
Dunbar-Nasmith, Martin Eric01-04-188329-06-1965more
Dunham, Russell E.23-02-192006-04-2009more
Dupérier, Bernard13-06-190708-06-1995more
Dupin de Saint Cyr, Henri Marie André30-11-190000-04-1982
Dupont, René15-01-191806-12-1981more
Dupuis, Baptiste01-07-190924-09-1940
Dupuis, Louis10-06-192120-08-1944
Duquesne, Paul05-10-191909-04-1945
Durand, Albert16-09-191801-09-1943more
Dureau, Pierre23-08-191522-04-2006more
Durrmeyer, Michel14-04-191630-01-1945
Duvauchelle, René30-05-191211-01-1941
Dworak, Kazimierz Juliusz Tadeusz07-01-189503-11-1954more
Dyson, Herbert Arthur  

Subonderscheidingen

Lanyard with the War Cross
Fourragere Croix de GuerreLanyard with the War Cross
In the database: 4
Issued:unknown

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