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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
Naurois, de, René Paulin26-11-190612-01-2006
Nautin, Léon Marie Pierre23-12-190911-02-1944
Nearne, Eileen Mary "Didi"16-03-192102-09-2010
Neave, Airey Middleton Sheffield23-01-191630-03-1979more
Neblett, Loyd G.17-03-191930-04-2015more
Némir, x00-00-190421-12-1953
Nesbitt, Arthur Deane "Father"16-11-191022-02-1978
Nessler, Edmond Simon24-02-190724-11-2004more
Netter, Jean27-06-191405-01-2010more
Neuville, Paul Félix Eugène21-04-189628-09-1975
Neveux, Jean Paul Lucien02-08-191904-04-1998more
Newman, Augustus Charles19-08-190426-04-1972more
Ney, Jean-Bernard06-09-192131-08-2003
Nicolas, Louis Georges Charles Lucien19-06-191305-09-1975more
Nixon, Lewis, III30-09-191811-01-1995more
Noel, Alfred27-11-191024-06-1982more
Noel, Bronislaw Antoni Marian23-03-189721-08-1979more
Nonen, Yves Marie05-08-191624-11-1944more
Norton, John "Jack"14-04-191806-12-2004more
Nouaux, Lucien "Marc"14-11-192125-07-1944
Nouveau, Jean-Pierre14-04-192128-10-1991
Novak, John12-12-191706-08-1994more
Nowaczynski, Aleksander  


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