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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
Jacobi, Henri00-00-191500-00-1945 
Janousek, Karel30-10-189327-10-1971more 
Jaske, Josef Antonin30-01-191320-06-2001more 
Jastrzebski, Franticizek10-11-190525-10-1940more 
Jecht, Gabriel 00-11-2002 
Jedrziewski, Anthony A.03-01-191523-01-1985 
Jeff, Robert Voase31-03-191311-08-1940 
Jellicoe, George Patrick John Rushworth04-04-191822-02-2007more 
Jesso, F.A.   
Jicha, Vaclav10-02-191401-02-1945more 
Johansen, Guttorm Sindre04-11-190129-07-1960 
Johnson, Earle A.16-03-1893 more 
Johnson, Walter M.00-00-190300-06-1997more 
Johnston, Francis Patrick Chislett10-03-1917 more 
Jomier, Jacques07-03-191407-12-2008 
Joseph, Frank D., Jr.   
Jourden, Joseph Michel29-03-191109-08-1944 
Juin, Alphonse Pierre16-12-188827-01-1967more 


Fourragere Croix de GuerreLanyard with the War Cross
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