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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
MacDonald, William Mary Laurence11-08-190809-11-1984more
MacDougall, Arthur, Sr.  
MacGillivary, Charles Andrew17-01-191724-06-2000more
Mackay, Herman Dwight20-10-1909 
Macon, Robert Chauncey12-07-189020-10-1980
Maczek, Stanislaw Wladyslaw "Baca"31-03-189211-12-1994more
Maeztu, Felipe13-09-190518-12-1958more
Magendie, Edmond24-01-191220-03-2000more
Magill, Samuel Wallace  
Magnat, Louis08-04-191529-08-2012
Magne, Jean23-02-191627-03-1958more
Magny, Henri04-01-191017-05-1944more
Magrin-Vernerey, Raoul Charles "Ralph Monclar"07-02-189203-06-1964more
Mahé, Georges Jean24-07-191616-07-1945
Mahé, Jean02-06-191702-12-1946more
Mahé, Yves21-11-191929-03-1962more
Maher, William Christopher "Paddy" 24-07-1946more
Maillet, Jacques20-04-191331-03-2009more
Maillot, Henri30-03-189902-07-1987more
Mairet, Louis19-06-191603-10-1998more
Mairey, Jean09-08-190716-10-1982
Maismont, de, Pierre04-02-191119-10-1944
Majewski, Tadeusz Adam Feliks26-08-189920-06-1969more
Makowski, Stanislaw "Dmitri"10-05-191418-08-1944
Malan, Adolph Gysbert "Sailor" 17-09-1963more
Malarkey, Donald G.31-07-192130-09-2017more
Malec-Natlacen, Stanislas02-10-191305-08-2004more
Malfettes, Roger20-09-191820-11-2009more
Malin, Henri09-05-191216-03-2003more
Malinowski, Bronislaw Kasper12-02-191201-05-1982more
Mallet, Horace31-05-190511-06-1942
Mallet, Jean-Pierre24-06-192026-09-2013more
Malony, Harry J.24-08-188923-03-1971
Maloubier, Robert "Bob"02-02-192320-02-2015more
Malraux, André03-11-190123-11-1976more
Mangin, Stanislas20-09-191716-06-1986more
Manhès, Henri Frédéric Alfred09-06-188924-06-1959more
Manigart, Henri10-05-189823-05-1982
Mann, Joe Eugene08-07-192218-09-1944more
Mansion, Jacques07-03-191412-11-1990more
Mantel, Claude17-09-191604-02-1994more
Mantelet, Jean Paul05-03-189130-10-1942more
Marcet, Paul 06-10-1942
March, Francis Andrew02-11-189502-11-1967
Marchand, Pierre29-09-189310-08-1971more
Maresch, Karol14-08-189817-01-1986
Maridor, Jean24-11-192003-08-1944more
Marienne, Pierre Félix09-12-190812-07-1944more
Marmissolle-Daguerre, Philippe01-01-192118-02-1977more
Marowski, Jan  more
Marsault, Gérard01-04-191223-10-2000more
Marshall, George Catlett31-12-188016-09-1959more
Marson, Paul11-07-190630-11-1987more
Marteau, Albert23-05-191102-08-1996more
Martell, Christian14-03-191431-08-1945more
Martin, Albert13-02-1911 more
Martin, François Marie René Louis03-08-191612-07-1944more
Martin, John W.12-05-192226-01-2005more
Martin, Thomas22-04-191817-04-2013
Martin-Siegfried, Marc21-06-191106-03-1990more
Marty, Albert04-11-190717-04-1984more
Mascarenhas de Morais, João Baptista13-11-188307-09-1968
Masquelier, Louis09-03-189830-07-1961more
Massart, Olivier31-10-191909-05-1968more
Massiet, Raymond31-07-190827-12-1995
Masson, Robert19-01-191424-10-2010more
Massu, Jacques05-05-190826-10-2002more
Masurel, Antoine10-07-191207-04-1990more
Mathieu, Roger01-01-191410-11-1964more
Mathis, Jacques28-12-191431-08-1944more
Maugard, Joseph24-12-191311-09-1995
Mauric, Charles10-06-190926-07-1990more
Maurice-Bokanowski, Michel Alfred06-11-191203-05-2005more
Mayer, Albert P.  
Mayer, James Andrew "Sexton"20-04-192014-09-1944
Maylié, Roger13-11-192026-04-1967more
Mayne, Robert Blair "Paddy"11-01-191514-12-1955more
Mazana, André06-02-191322-08-1944more
Maziéras, Alphée24-08-191218-11-1944more
McAuliffe, Anthony Clement02-07-189811-08-1975more
McCairns, James Atterby "Mac"21-09-191913-06-1948
McCloud, George William  more
McClune, Harold H.01-06-1894 
McClung, Earl E. "One Lung"27-04-192327-11-2013more
McClure, Lionel Alfred02-10-191727-01-1997more
McCracken, Donald G. "Mac"  
McCready, John  
McDiarmid, Harvey Allan20-03-191720-10-2004
McDougall, Mudoch C.  
McGregor, Gordon Roy26-09-190108-03-1971more
McMahon, Bernard B.  
McNair, Robert Wendell "Buck"15-05-191915-01-1971
McNarney, Joseph Taggart28-08-189301-02-1972more
McNichols, Clarence J.00-00-1919 
McPherson, Donald Mighton 14-09-1973
McSwain, Earl  
Megret de Devise, Christian13-10-190813-06-1986more
Mélis, Paul21-02-192112-08-1982more
Mellings, Frederick Thomas09-01-1913 
Mendez, Louis Gonzaga, Jr.14-07-191519-09-2001more
Menesson, Jean François Georges "Henri"24-07-191629-03-1945
Menestrey, Jacques26-07-191402-03-1997more
Menthon, de, François08-01-190002-06-1984
Méric, Edouard20-07-190129-05-1973more
Messmer, Pierre20-03-191629-08-2007more
Meyer, John Charles03-04-191902-12-1975more
Meyer, Raymond28-08-191831-12-2002more
Mezan, Paul-Hémir11-08-191218-06-1944more
Michaelis, John Hersey "Iron Mike"20-08-191211-11-1985more
Michard, Louis22-02-191428-01-1945
Michel-Levy, Simone Francoise19-01-190613-04-1945more
Mihailovic, Dragoljub Draza26-04-189317-07-1946more
Millar, William James  
Milleret, de, Jean "Marnac"19-03-190810-01-1980more
Millet, René15-08-191009-04-1978more
Millett, Lewis Lee, Sr. "Red"15-12-192014-11-2009more
Mills-Roberts, Derek23-11-190801-10-1980
Miltonberger, Butler Buchanan31-08-189723-03-1977more
Mirkin, Victor19-12-190924-11-1944more
Mitterrand, François Maurice Adrien Marie26-10-191608-01-1996
Mizrahi, David14-09-1920 
Moguez, Pierre25-04-191307-04-1982more
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi19-10-192627-07-1980
Mompezat, Roger Georges03-04-189921-03-1958more
Moncel, Robert William00-00-191710-12-2007
Monclar, Rémond17-02-189422-10-1972more
Moncrieff, Ernest Hutchison Glen  
Mondenx, René24-01-191112-06-1971more
Moneger, Georges02-04-192001-08-1944
Monfort, Henri06-02-190909-01-1984
Monteggiani, Yves04-01-190721-11-1965more
Montgomery, Bernard Law "Monty"17-11-188724-03-1976more
Moore, Fred08-04-192016-09-2017more
Morandat, Yvon25-12-191308-11-1972more
Moreau-Evrard, Emilienne04-06-189805-01-1971more
Morel, André10-09-191617-09-1979more
Morel, René06-12-190808-05-1974more
Morel, Théodose "Tom"01-08-191510-03-1944
Morel-Deville, François15-05-191026-09-1968more
Morlon, Paul06-12-191203-06-1993more
Morsier, de, Pierre05-01-190818-09-1991
Morton, Ronald Edward Alfred  
Motte, Roger15-08-191226-10-1962more
Mouchel-Blaisot, Jacques22-06-192014-07-1990more
Mouchotte, René21-08-191427-08-1943more
Moulin, Jean20-06-189908-07-1943more
Moulinier, André19-06-192207-05-2006more
Mounier, André23-08-191321-09-1941
Mouniro17-04-190730-03-1958more
Mountbatten, Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas25-06-190027-08-1979more
Mountbatten, Philip, Duke of Edinburgh10-06-192109-04-2021more
Mourier, Yves30-09-191201-04-1948more
Moustier, de, Léonel07-04-188208-03-1945more
Moutis, des, Jean Baptiste François Marie11-08-191111-01-1965more
Mowinckel, John W. 07-05-2003
Moynet, André19-07-192102-05-1993more
Mrazek, Karel29-11-191005-12-1998more
Muck, Warren H. "Skip"31-01-192210-01-1945more
Mufraggi, Jean12-11-191419-11-2009more
Muirhead, James Campbell  
Muller, Henri27-12-190021-08-1944more
Muracciole, Jules14-02-190622-10-1995more
Murphy, Audie Leon20-06-192428-05-1971more
Murray, George Urquhart  
Muselier, Emile Henry17-04-188202-09-1965more

Subonderscheidingen

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

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