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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 Nogues, Marcel Joseph Maurice
222 Norton, Ernest William
05 Apr 1919*
223 Nungesser, Charles Eugene Jules Marie
224 O'Neill, Ralph Ambrose
09 Dec 1918
225 Olieslagers, Jan
226 Olivari, Luigi
227 Orlov, Ivan
228 Ortoli, Jacques Toussaint François
229 Paillard, Antoine Joseph Henri Louis
230 Park, Keith Rodney
18 Apr 1918*
* Gazetted
 
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