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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
271 Ruamps, Laurent Baptisti
272 Sabattier De Vignolle, Jacques Victor
273 Salter, Ernest James
15 Jul 1919*
274 Santelli, Paul Marie Raphael
275 Sardier, Jean Marie Luc Gilbert
276 Saune, Basile Felicien
277 Sauvage, Paul Joannes
278 Sayaret, Victor Louis Georges
279 Sayers, Edward Harper
280 Sewall, Sumner
* Gazetted
 
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