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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
Dahlgren, Edward Carl14-03-191631-05-2006more 
Damerment, Madeleine Zoe11-11-191713-09-1944 
Daniels, William Hawk02-08-191400-01-1983 
Darby, William Orlando "Bill"08-02-191130-04-1945more 
Darnand, Joseph19-03-189710-10-1945 
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 Labouchere, François Joseph André18-09-191705-09-1942more 
De Montbron, Xavier De Cherade18-08-191621-04-1955more 
De Neve, Gustaaf Hortensius21-10-192115-05-1944 
De Wolf, Henry George "Harry"26-06-190318-12-2000more 
Debec, André G.02-07-192030-07-1942 
Dec, Wladyslaw13-02-189821-11-1965more 
Deere, Alan Christopher12-12-191721-09-1995more 
Demessine, André05-05-190815-03-1945 
Demozay, Jean-Francois "Morlaix"21-03-191519-12-1945more 
Denison, Latimer Hugh27-12-192030-03-1945 
Denison, Mallinson Charles   
Denness, Edwin "Ted"   
DePaepe, Raymond Howard23-12-192221-05-2013 
Detroyat, Marie André Robert   
Devers, Jacob Loucks "Jamie"08-09-188715-10-1979more 
Deyoe, Warner S.00-00-1923  
Diebold, Laure10-01-191517-10-1965 
Dill, Howard A.   
Doeksen, Wybrand29-05-1911  
Dolezal, Frantisek14-09-190904-10-1945more 
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 
Douthitt, Jack W.23-12-192021-04-1945 
Drew, Henry Dinham14-04-189518-08-1975 
Drouilh, Henri Alexandre11-02-189117-12-1943more 
Du Monceau De Bergendael, Count Yvan Georges A.F.01-12-191509-11-1984more 
Duch, Boleslaw Bronislaw15-11-189609-10-1980more 
Duda, Josef09-08-191507-12-1977more 
Dugan, Augustine Davis24-05-190216-07-1987more 
Dun, John Davis   
Dunbar-Nasmith, Martin Eric01-04-188329-06-1965more 
Dunham, Russell E.23-02-192006-04-2009more 
Duquesne, Paul05-10-191909-04-1945 
Dworak, Kazimierz07-01-189503-11-1954more 
Dyson, Herbert Arthur   


Fourragere Croix de GuerreLanyard with the War Cross
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