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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
Kalpas, Rajmund20-01-191801-06-1940 
Kamienski, Jan "Frant"17-06-190629-05-1987more 
Kasperski, Wlodzimierz05-03-189407-09-1960 
Keating, Frank Augustus04-02-189528-04-1973more 
Keefer, George Clinton11-07-192100-01-1985 
Keen, John D.   
Kehoe, Robert R.   
Kelly, C.A.   
Kendall, Paul W. "The Bull"   
Keprt, Joseph28-06-191026-07-1976more 
Kerley, Ralph A.01-06-191722-03-1967 
Keun, Gerald Philip George "Kane"10-08-191109-09-1944 
Keyes, Geoffry Charles Tasker18-05-191718-11-1941more 
Kieffer, Philippe24-10-189920-11-1962more 
Kientz, André00-00-189600-00-1962 
Kierwiak, Czeslaw27-02-1913  
King, Ernest Joseph "Ernie"23-11-187825-06-1956more 
Kingman, Allen Frederick18-12-189301-08-1988more 
Kirkpatrick, Otto  more 
Kjelstrup, Arne30-10-191305-05-1995more 
Knapper, Josiah   
Knight, Marguerite Diana Frances "Peggy"19-04-192000-00-2004 
Kochanowski, Marian   
Koenig, Marie-Pierre Joseph François10-10-189802-09-1970more 
Kohan, Albert13-09-188617-12-1943 
Kontrym, Boleslaw "Zmudzin"27-08-189820-01-1953more 
Kopanski, Stanislaw19-05-189523-03-1976more 
Kraus, Leonard J.   
Krol, Waclaw Szczepan25-12-191515-06-1991more 
Kruls, Hendrik Johan01-08-190213-12-1975more 
Kubiš, Jan24-06-191318-06-1942more 
Kuttelwascher, Karel Miroslav23-09-191617-08-1959more 


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