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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
21 Baux, Auguste
22 Baylies, Frank Leaman
23 Beane, James Dudley
24 Bell, Gerald Gordon
25 Bell-Irving, Alan Duncan
26 Berthelot, Armond Jean
27 Betts, Eric Bourne Coulter
20 Jul 1917*
28 Biddle, Charles John
27 Jan 1919
29 Bishop, William Avery
02 Nov 1918*
30 Bizot, Maurice
* Gazetted
 
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