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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
221 Nungesser, Charles Eugene Jules Marie
222 O'Neill, Ralph Ambrose
09 Dec 1918
223 Olieslagers, Jan
224 Olivari, Luigi
225 Orlov, Ivan
226 Ortoli, Jacques Toussaint François
227 Paillard, Antoine Joseph Henri Louis
228 Park, Keith Rodney
18 Apr 1918*
229 Parsons, Edwin Charles
230 Payton, Clement Wattson
* Gazetted
 
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