Croix de Guerre

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a French military decoration for gallantry

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The son of a British First World War veteran, he was awarded the Croix de Guerre, the American Medal of Freedom, and a British mention in Dispatches for his efforts in the French Resistance during the Second World War.
Batchelder received the Croix de Guerre with Palm from the French government for his exceptional war services rendered in the course of operations of the liberation of France.
Impressively, 171 members of the 369th Infantry Regiment (of the 93rd Division), also known as the Harlem Hellfighters, received the French Croix de Guerre.
Age 86 | Hometown: Klamath Falls | Private first class | Army | Europe | French Croix de Guerre
He was later invited to Buckingham Palace for an audience with King George VI and also received the Croix de Guerre avec Palme medal.
The 46-year-old writer was taken aback when a military historian made known that Volant was given a Croix de Guerre (Cross of War) medal for his courage and bravery after killing several German soldiers.
France recognised de Bettignies' achievements by awarding her the Croix de Guerre in 1916, given to her mother to await her release and, posthumously, the Croix de la Legion d'Honneur in 1919.
Cortez would receive the French Croix de Guerre and the US Combat Infantryman Badge for his frontline service.
Army during World War II, receiving the Croix de Guerre and Campaign medals for meritorious service in the European Theatre, most notably during the Normandy Invasion and the Battle of the Bulge.
He was twice awarded Norway''s highest decoration, the War Cross with Sword, and was awarded the British DSO and MM, the French Croix de Guerre and Legion d''honneur, and, post-war, the Royal Norwegian Order of St Olav.
Written for general audiences, this book highlights Scott's many achievements, such a receiving the Croix de Guerre and establishing a peasant school and medical co-op in Mexico.
The French gave him a Croix de Guerre, and finally, America gave him a voyage home.
Stenhouse also emerged with a chest full of medals, including the Distinguished Service Order, Distinguished Service Cross and France's Croix de Guerre.
The soldier collected a total of seven First World War medals, including a Military Cross and a French Croix de Guerre with palms.