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Country: France
Established: 8 April 1915
Criteria:
Croix de Guerre
During World War I, the Croix de Guerre was awarded for bravery to military personnel mentioned in dispatches. Recipients of the Légion d'Honneur and Médaille Militaire were automatically entitled to the Croix de Guerre. For subsequent acts of bravery, the recipient was awarded a bronze palm leaf for Army citations, a gold star for Corps citations, a silver star for Division citations or a bronze star for Brigade and Regimental citations:

Régiment and Brigade citations étoile de bronze
Division citations étoile d'argent
Corps citations étoile de vermeil
Armée citations palme de bronze

1 palme d'argent equals = 5 palmes de bronze
 
Recipients - World War I Aces
11 Baker, Brian Edmund
18 Apr 1918*
12 Baldwin, Owen Morgan
15 Jul 1919*
13 Balfour, Harold Harington
14 Baracca, Francesco
15 Barbaza, Yves Felix
16 Barbreau, Paul Augustin Edouard
17 Barcat, Andre Jean Louis
18 Barker, William George
21 Sep 1918*
19 Barny De Romanet, Bernard Henri
20 Battesti, François Marie Noel
* Gazetted
 
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