Croix de Guerre 1939–1945
|Croix de guerre 1939–1945|
|Awarded for||Military duty during World War II mentioned in dispatches|
|Status||No longer awarded|
|Established||September 26, 1939|
|Next (higher)||Croix de guerre 1914–1918|
|Next (lower)||Croix de guerre des TOE|
Ribbon bar & streamer of the French Croix de guerre 1939–1945
The Croix de guerre 1939–1945 (War Cross 1939–1945) is a French military decoration, a version of the Croix de guerre created on September 26, 1939. It honors people who fought with the Allies against the Axis forces at any time during World War II.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Croix De Guerre, France". The Institute of Heraldry. Archived from the original on 3 October 2017. Retrieved 3 October 2017.