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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
Eaker, Ira Clarence13-04-189606-04-1987more
Earle, John E. L.  
Easlick, David K.  
Eason, Robert A.25-05-191218-10-1988
Eberhard, William Burke  
Echols, Hubert J. 14-07-1944
Eckstein, Hermann03-08-190327-11-1976more
Eddy, Manton Sprague16-05-189210-04-1962more
Edgar, James21-05-192017-03-2021more
Efflame, André02-10-190313-02-1975
Eggenspiller, Albert06-09-191503-06-1955more
Eggs, Rudolf23-03-191504-05-2011more
Eisenhower, Dwight David "Ike"14-10-189028-03-1969more
Elmhirst, Thomas Walker15-12-189506-11-1982more
Embry, Basil Edward28-02-190208-12-1977more
Engel, Carl Anthony  
Engels, Constantin11-08-192003-04-2018more
Eon, Jean15-06-191528-01-1945
Erichson, Reynold C.  
España, Juan Jose10-12-190908-12-2000more
Etlin, Robert18-10-192021-03-1945
Evenou, Jules12-07-190802-11-2002more
Ezanno, Yves14-07-191220-10-1996more


Lanyard with the War Cross
Fourragere Croix de GuerreLanyard with the War Cross
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