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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
Kailao, André01-01-191803-09-1965more
Kaiser, Arthur W. (US-Army)26-05-192014-08-1944
Kalpas, Rajmund20-01-191801-06-1940
Kamienski, Jan "Frant"17-06-190629-05-1987more
Kaouza, Maurice02-04-191128-09-1986
Karcher, Henri26-10-190831-07-1983more
Kaskoreff, Robert01-06-190913-02-1988
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.  
Keij-Alta, Johanna Marie "Joke"28-02-192128-02-2000
Kelly, C.A.  
Kendall, Paul W. "The Bull"  
Keprt, Joseph28-06-191026-07-1976more
Kerléo, Jean03-04-190923-12-1950
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
Khudyakov, Sergei Aleksandrovich07-01-190218-04-1950more
Kieffer, Charles15-12-190328-09-1987more
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
Kirmann, Auguste04-12-190718-04-1995more
Kirsch, Henry15-11-191211-01-1997more
Kjelstrup, Arne30-10-191305-05-1995more
Knapper, Josiah  
Knight, Marguerite Diana Frances "Peggy"19-04-192000-00-2004
Kobylinski, Tadeusz16-09-191411-11-1961
Kochanowski, Marian  
Kocsis, Imre03-11-191003-12-1944more
Koenig, Marie-Pierre Joseph François10-10-189802-09-1970more
Koenigswarter, de, Jules07-03-190415-02-1995more
Kohan, Albert13-09-188617-12-1943
Koli, Yorgui08-01-189617-07-1970more
Kollen, Marcel14-09-191201-06-1942
Koné, Nouhoum16-02-190930-09-1988
Kontrym, Boleslaw "Zmudzin"27-08-189820-01-1953more
Kopanski, Stanislaw19-05-189523-03-1976more
Kosseyo, Dominique00-00-191909-03-1994more
Koudoukou, Georges00-00-189415-06-1942
Koudoussaragne, Paul01-01-192010-05-1973more
Kraus, Leonard J.  
Krementchousky, Alexandre02-04-190531-03-1979
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

Subonderscheidingen

Lanyard with the War Cross
Fourragere Croix de GuerreLanyard with the War Cross
In the database: 4
Issued:unknown

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