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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
231 Payton, Clement Wattson
232 Pearson, James William
1 Palm
233 Pegoud (Pégoud), Adolphe Celestin
234 Pelissier, René Alphonse
5 Palms, 1 Silver Star
235 Pelletier d'Oisy, Georges
236 Pendaries, Pierre
237 Pennell, Edward Robert
238 Peronneau (Péronneau), Henri Albert
239 Pessi, Giorgio
240 Peterson, David McKelvey
* Gazetted
 
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