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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
Vaillant de Guélis, de, Jacques Theodore Paul06-04-190707-08-1945
Valdez, Jose F.03-01-192517-02-1945
Valin, Martial Henri14-05-189819-09-1980more
Vallée, Francois "Oscar"01-01-191200-00-1944more
Valli, François15-01-190726-06-1994more
Van Bibber, Edwin M.  
Van Dong, Pham25-10-191926-11-2008more
Van Fleet, James Alward19-03-189223-09-1992more
Vander Ende, Charles T.  more
Vandervoort, Benjamin Hayes "Vandy"03-03-191522-11-1990more
Vanner, Lucien30-09-190111-06-1942
Varnier, André Albert12-03-191415-12-1949more
Vasatko, Alois25-08-190823-06-1942
Vasilevsky, Aleksandr Mikhailovich30-09-189505-12-1977more
Vaughan, Leslie  
Vaughan-Fowler, Peter Erskine18-01-192324-04-1994
Vaux, de, Etienne03-12-192230-09-1945more
Vazac, Bohumil05-11-191322-07-2003more
Vedel, Gaston22-11-189922-06-1993more
Védy, Gilbert16-02-190221-03-1944
Venning, John Wentworth19-05-1915 
Verdier, Henri23-01-191007-06-2002more
Vergos, Joseps22-10-191115-12-1940
Verheust, Richard17-06-191228-05-1988more
Verity, Hugh Beresford06-04-191814-11-2001more
Vermeil, Firmin Jean Jacques24-09-191417-07-1943
Vernant, Jean-Pierre04-01-191409-01-2007
Vernier, Jean20-01-190519-03-1980more
Verrier, André16-02-191928-12-2013more
Verstraete, Michel22-03-191804-07-1968more
Vesely, Vlastimil13-09-192311-12-2001more
Veuve, René "Joyeuse"17-01-192012-06-2012more
Vézinet, Adolphe01-03-190613-01-1996more
Vialard-Goudou, Jean30-04-190230-11-1970more
Vibert, Paul28-09-191220-05-1970
Vignes, Charles11-08-190504-06-1951more
Vigneux, Daniel19-03-191228-01-1946more
Villerot, Angel24-05-191319-03-2006more
Villoutreys, de, Harry30-11-190917-06-1945more
Viltard, Henri24-01-192331-07-1947
Vincent, Marcel24-06-191327-05-1950more
Virot, Andrée Marthe03-02-190505-02-2010more
Vistel, Alban16-07-190513-04-1994more
Volvey, Jean15-06-191025-05-1994more
Vourc'h, Jean27-02-192029-08-1944more
Voyer, Jacques27-12-192227-06-1944
Vybiral, Tomas29-09-191121-02-1981more

Subonderscheidingen

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

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