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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
Fairbanks, Douglas Elton (Jr.)09-12-190907-05-2000more
Fajtl, Frantisek20-08-191204-10-2008more
Farran, Roy Alexander02-01-192101-06-2006more
Farrar, Archibald Alexander06-09-192125-12-1992
Farret, Henry10-08-190824-08-1974more
Fatin, Jean09-07-191704-08-1999more
Faucret, Marceau21-12-191914-04-2000more
Faul, Michel20-09-192016-01-1945more
Fauquet, Philippe07-11-192112-10-1944more
Fauquier, John Emilius19-03-191903-04-1981more
Faure, François21-02-189729-06-1982more
Faure, Marcel30-01-190622-05-1999more
Favereau, André04-07-190707-02-1989
Favreau, Benjamin17-01-191520-12-1994more
Fayolle, Emile Francois Marie Leonce08-09-191619-08-1942more
Feldzer, Constantin12-10-190929-12-1988more
Fende, John P.22-09-192221-03-2011more
Fenet, Henri-Joseph11-06-191914-08-2002
Ferguson, Hugh  
Fernandez, Leslie Percival00-00-191800-00-2009more
Ferrano, Maurice30-05-190909-07-1981more
Ferrant, Louis15-03-190809-10-1979more
Ferrières de Sauveboeuf, Joseph, de25-04-191821-05-1944more
Fertet, Henri Claude27-10-192626-09-1943
Fèvre, Jean09-02-192021-04-1945more
Fields, James H.26-06-192017-06-1970more
Finance, Marcel26-08-191823-04-1943
Finet, Pierre12-02-189316-05-1962more
Fisher, Almond Edward28-01-191307-01-1982more
Fisher, Lionel Ewart00-00-191409-02-1942
Fitamant, Jacques10-12-190516-04-1980more
Flandre, Paul29-03-189805-02-1978more
Flavien, Guy12-11-192001-04-1945
Floch, Albert21-05-192012-02-1999more
Florentin, Jacques08-07-191121-06-1992more
Flowers, John Robert  
Flury-Hérard, Louis02-03-189803-06-1941more
Foley, Jack Edward18-08-192214-09-2009more
Folliot, Raphaël28-02-189629-03-1979more
Forrester, Robert J.  
Fossey, Albert23-09-190916-09-1958more
Foster, Harry Wickwire02-04-190216-08-1964more
Fougerat, Henri19-10-190912-06-1944
Foulkes, Charles03-01-190312-09-1969more
Fouquat, François17-07-192215-06-1944more
Four, Claudius21-11-189511-12-1943more
Fourcaud, Pierre27-03-189802-05-1998more
Fournier de la Barre, Louis29-04-192118-12-1969more
Fournier, Jean21-05-191726-08-1961more
Fourquet, Michel09-06-191420-11-1992more
Frankland, Robert E.  
Franoul, Yvan13-08-190006-12-1986more
Fraser, Bruce Austin, 1st Baron of North Cape05-02-188812-02-1981more
Fraser, Simon Christopher Joseph, 15th Lord Lovat09-07-191116-03-1995more
Fratacci, Philippe25-01-191705-04-2002more
Frederick, Robert Tryon14-03-190729-11-1970more
Frémond, Pierre24-01-191006-11-1996more
Frenay, Henri19-11-190506-08-1988more
Frigo, Lionel O. "Lee"19-09-192002-03-1986
Frotier de Bagneux, Geoffroy29-12-190914-10-1973
Fruchaud, Henri16-07-189411-08-1960more
Fuchs, Bernard10-08-191631-10-2005more
Fugitt, Warren Graves  
Fuller, Arthur H.  
Fuller, Horace William  
Fuller, Horace Williams "Hod" 00-08-1989
Funk, Leonard A. Jr.27-08-191620-11-1992more
Furst, Bohumil10-01-190902-01-1978more
Furst, Roger22-05-191213-11-0972more


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