Croix de Guerre

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a French military decoration for gallantry

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Belgian Croix de Guerre 1940, with Palm (streamer embroidered) Bastogne; cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at Bastogne.
A British pilot and aviation pioneer was posthumously awarded the Belgian Croix de Guerre yesterday for his bravery during the Second World War.
Colonel Gabreski's military awards and decorations included the Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross with twelve OLCs, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Air Medal with six OLCs, British DFC, Polish Cross of Valor, French Croix de Guerre with Palm and Legion d'Honneur and the Belgian Croix de Guerre.
Belgium awarded him the Belgian Croix de Guerre and made Guyot an officer de l'Ordre de le Couronne de Belgique.
For his heroism, he was awarded a posthumous bar to his DSO and the Belgian Croix de Guerre.
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