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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
51 Camplan, Eugene Jules Emile
52 Cardon, Pierre Marie Joseph
53 Carter, Albert Desbrisay
54 Casale, Jean Pie Hyacinthe Paul Jerome
55 Cassady, Thomas Gantz
56 Cayol, Lucien Eugene
57 Chabrier, Albert René
58 Chainat, André Julien
59 Chambers, Reed McKinley
60 Chaput, Jean
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