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War Cross (Croix de Guerre) 1914-1918, miniature, uniface
[FRM489]
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War Cross (Croix de Guerre) 1914-1918, miniature, uniface
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Miniature bronze cross pattée with hatched arms, with crossed swords between the arms, with integral loop for ribbon suspension; the face with a circular central medallion bearing a female head facing right representing the French Republic; the concave reverse plain; diameter 12.78mm (0.5 inch); on original ribbon. The award was created on 8 April 1915 and attributed to military personnel who received an individual citation for feats of arms. The Cross was awarded up to 1920 to ensure that military dead, wounded and missing in action were properly recognised.

 
War Cross (Croix de Guerre) 1914-1918, miniature, uniface
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War Cross (Croix de Guerre) 1914-1918, miniature, uniface
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War Cross (Croix de Guerre) 1914-1918, miniature, uniface
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