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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
Sabot, Raymond10-12-191907-08-2008more
Saint Marc, de, Hélie Denoix11-02-192226-08-2013
Saint-Exupéry,Antoine Marie Jean-Baptiste Roger de29-06-190031-07-1944
Saint-Hillier, Bernard29-12-191128-07-2004more
Sainteny, Jean29-05-190725-02-1978more
Saltet de Sablet d’Estières, Louis Gabriel21-12-192008-04-1945
Salvat, André16-05-192009-02-2017more
Sammarcelli, Marcel01-09-190503-07-1978more
Sande, van de, Kornelis Pieter "Kees"24-01-191830-04-1945
Santini, Charles30-04-191218-05-1986more
Sarazac, Maurice17-12-190828-10-1974more
Sartin, Jean-Pierre14-04-191715-02-1993more
Sassoon, Philippe03-07-191313-12-1983more
Saunal, Robert02-11-192019-12-2008more
Sauvalle, Michel12-01-192030-10-1978more
Savage, Keith Geoffrey Kenneth  
Savary, Alain25-04-191817-02-1988
Savary, Albert29-05-192109-01-1975more
Savelli, Horace27-11-190602-06-1998more
Savelli, Jean Fabrice07-11-1921 
Savey, Jacques09-10-191011-06-1942
Saxce, de, Arnaud Charles Marie10-08-191910-04-1945more
Scamaroni, Fred24-10-191420-03-1943
Schaerrer, Henri13-10-191613-11-1941
Schamphelaëre, de, Alfred06-03-191502-12-1944more
Scheidhauer, Bernard W.M.18-08-192130-03-1944
Schloesing, Jacques-Henri12-12-191926-08-1944more
Schlumberger, Etienne20-03-191509-09-2014more
Schmidt, Paul22-09-191730-07-1983more
Schock, André22-04-191413-10-1973more
Schofield, Stewart MacLeod  
Schrimpf, Pierre14-11-190519-08-1944
Schteinberg, Georges27-12-192223-10-1943
Schumann, Maurice10-04-191109-02-1998
Scitivaux de Greische, de, Charles Philippe11-11-191110-08-1986more
Scitivaux de Greische, de, Xavier02-08-191013-03-1978more
Scott, Harold W.  
Seaborn, Robert Lowder09-07-191115-02-1993
Seailles, Pierre14-04-191903-06-2007
Seferian, Roger16-12-191513-06-1942
Segrais, de, Jacques13-03-190821-06-1941
Seité, François12-02-192317-11-1944more
Semple III, Lorenzo  
Sère, Maurice24-05-190429-01-1985
Serizier, Henri Bernard14-10-191611-06-1952
Serre, Charles25-09-190102-04-1953
Sevestre, Jacques02-06-190815-12-1940
Seynes, de, Maurice07-08-191415-07-1944
Shames, Edward D. "Ed"13-06-192203-12-1921more
Shaw, Bertram John14-11-192408-03-1983
Sheppard, Robert Marcelin "Patrice"01-03-192218-09-2002
Sherwood, Raymond  
Shipley, Joe O.  
Shunstrom, Charles Merton26-11-192004-12-1972more
Sicé, Adolphe23-12-188521-03-1957more
Silvy, Henri05-09-192006-06-1944
Silvy, Jean14-06-191028-09-1971more
Simon, Henry25-09-189609-06-1987more
Simon, Jean30-04-191228-09-2003more
Simon, Jean Salomon Julien05-06-190811-04-1945more
Simon-Dubuisson, Henri26-04-191215-11-1972
Simonds, Guy Granville23-04-190315-05-1974more
Simonet, Pierre27-10-192105-11-2020more
Sinaud, Roger Aimé12-07-191106-04-1976more
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
Sommer, François25-12-190408-01-1973more
Sonneville, Pierre18-01-191109-04-1970more
Sorret, André29-05-191802-10-1949more
Souberbielle, Jean-Marie15-08-189924-10-1942
Soufflet, Jacques04-10-191209-01-1990more
Soulat, Henri16-12-191823-05-1989more
Sourbieu, Jean-Louis14-05-190304-07-1957more
Spaatz, Carl Andrew "Tooey"28-06-189114-07-1974more
Speare, Richard Douglas 23-11-1945
Speich, Roger25-04-191023-11-1984more
Speidel, George Sebastian, Jr.12-04-190721-03-1994more
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
Stadieu, de, Jacques17-01-191421-01-2010more
Stafiej, Kazimierz00-00-189719-01-1964
Stahl, Michel01-06-191430-09-1989more
Stanbury, Clive Stanley George23-12-1915 
Stankiewicz, Ludwik Antoni08-10-190803-01-1956more
Starcky, Jean03-02-190909-10-1988more
Stark, Harold Raynsford "Betty"12-11-188021-08-1972more
Stearley, Ralph Francis25-07-189803-02-1973more
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 
Suarès, Marcel06-08-191409-12-2004more
Sudbury, Archibald Eric James24-04-192029-04-2011
Suin, Armand F.19-09-1918 
Sundt, Harald S.  
Swanson, Wallace A. 16-06-2004more
Sweet, Murdoch24-06-191318-11-1998more
Szabo, Violette Reine Elizabeth26-06-192105-02-1945

Subonderscheidingen

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

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