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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
181 Le Cour Grandmaison, Didier Louis Marie Charles
182 Lecoq De Kerland, Marie Charles Maurice
183 Lefevre, Charles Eugene Joseph Marie
3 Palms, 1 Silver Star, 1 Bronze Star
184 Lenoir, Maxime Albert
185 Leroy De Boiseaumarie, Pierre Marie Gabriel Vincent Ernest
186 Levy (Lévy), André Robert
2 Palms, 2 Bronze Stars
187 Lienhart, Georges Frederic
188 Little, Robert Alexander
20 Jul 1917*
189 Loste, Jean Augustin Paul Joseph
190 Lufbery, Gervais Raoul
* Gazetted
 
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