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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
111 Erwin, William Portwood
112 Favre De Thierrens, Jean-Paul Jacques
113 Federov (Fedoroff), Victor
114 Flachaire, Georges Charles Marie François
115 Fonck, René Paul
116 Fox Rule, Gordon
117 Fraissinet, Jean Alfred
118 Galbraith, Daniel Murray Bayne
28 Feb 1922*
119 Garaud, Hector Eugene Joseph
120 Gasser, Lucien Marcel
* Gazetted
 
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