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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
Talbert, Floyd M. "Tab"26-08-192318-10-1982more 
Tayar, Jacques21-07-191518-12-1943 
Taylor, Floyd   
Taylor, Maxwell Davenport26-08-190119-04-1987more 
Taylor, Royal R. 31-03-1992 
Teague, Olin Earl "Tiger"06-04-191023-01-1981more 
Tedder, Arthur William11-07-189003-07-1967more 
Thomsen, Alfred C.04-12-189716-08-1944more 
Thoraval, Michel 25-09-2006 
Thrasher, Charles O.  more 
Tichenor, George Oscar   
Tinsley, Robert Earl   
Tipper, Edward J. "Ed"03-08-192101-02-2017more 
Tito, Josip Broz25-05-189204-05-1980more 
Tolan, Leslie30-01-1920  
Treadwell, Jack LeMaster31-03-191912-12-1977more 
Truesdell, Karl, Jr.00-00-190822-08-1978more 
Tsigantes, Christodoulos30-01-189711-10-1970more 
Turner, William Arthur Scales00-01-1890 more 
Tuttle, Geoffrey William02-10-190611-01-1989more 


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