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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
Saint Marc, de, Hélie Denoix11-02-1922  
Saint-Exupéry,Antoine Marie Jean-Baptiste Roger de29-06-190031-07-1944 
Savage, Keith Geoffrey Kenneth   
Saxce, de, Arnaud Charles Marie10-08-191910-04-1945more 
Scheidhauer, Bernard W.M.18-08-192130-03-1944 
Schofield, Stewart MacLeod   
Scitivaux de Greische, de, Charles Philippe11-11-191110-08-1986more 
Scitivaux de Greische, de, Xavier02-08-191013-03-1978 
Scott, Harold W.   
Seaborn, Robert Lowder09-07-191115-02-1993 
Seailles, Pierre14-04-191903-06-2007 
Semple III, Lorenzo   
Seynes, de, Maurice07-08-191415-07-1944 
Shames, Edward D. "Ed"13-06-1922 more 
Sherwood, Raymond   
Shipley, Joe O.   
Shunstrom, Charles Merton26-11-192004-12-1972more 
Simonds, Guy Granville23-04-190315-05-1974more 
Sink, Robert Frederick "Uncle Bob"03-04-190513-12-1965more 
Sirois, Allyre Louis Joseph25-08-192308-09-2012 
Skarbek, Maria Krystyna "Christine Granville"01-05-190815-06-1952more 
Skibinski, Franciszek Maria15-08-189916-05-1991more 
Sloan, John E.   
Slouf, Vaclav11-11-190813-04-1976more 
Smith, Donald Eugene   
Smith, Harry Vincent "Smithy" 00-03-2005 
Smith, Walter Bedell "Beetle"05-10-189509-08-1961more 
Smith, William H. (Jr.)  more 
Snyder, John Alexander   
Soliveau, Louis André18-03-192218-04-1962 
Speare, Richard Douglas 23-11-1945 
Speidel, George Sebastian, Jr.12-04-1907 more 
Spencer-Churchill, Winston Leonard30-11-187424-01-1965more 
Spina, Ralph F. "Doc"05-10-191912-08-2007more 
Springfield, Thomas   
Spurrier, Junior James14-12-192225-02-1984more 
Stafiej, Kazimierz00-00-189719-01-1964 
Stanbury, Clive Stanley George23-12-1915  
Stankiewicz, Ludwik Antoni08-10-190803-01-1956more 
Stark, Harold Raynsford "Betty"12-11-188021-08-1972more 
Steele, Arthur06-04-192114-09-1944 
Steff, Eugène Paul Yvon00-00-190600-00-1951more 
Stehlik, Josef23-03-191530-05-1991more 
Stevenson, Edward Watson   
Stewart, James Maitland "Jimmy"20-05-190802-07-1997more 
Stilwell, Richard Giles "Vinegar Joe"24-02-191725-12-1991more 
Stok, van der, Bram13-10-191508-02-1993more 
Stovall, William Howard, Sr.18-02-189511-05-1970more 
Stripling, Robert Clifton18-02-192026-10-2010 
Strong, Kenneth William Dobson09-09-190011-01-1982more 
Studler, Andre "Sylvain"11-03-1912  
Sudbury, Archibald Eric James24-04-192029-04-2011 
Suin, Armand F.19-09-1918  
Sundt, Harald S.   
Svoboda, Ludvík25-11-189520-09-1979more 
Swanson, Wallace A. 16-06-2004more 
Sweet, Murdoch24-06-191318-11-1998more 
Szabo, Violette Reine Elizabeth26-06-192105-02-1945 


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