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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
261 Revol-Tissot, Charles A.
262 Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon
09 May 1918
263 Risacher, Louis
264 Risacher, Louis
265 Robert, Maurice Joseph Emile
266 Robinson, Harry Noel Cornforth
267 Romatet, Jean Charles
268 Roques, Jacques RaphaŽl
269 Rousseaux, Achille Justin Ernest
270 Rousselle, Maurice Albert
* Gazetted
 
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