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French Croix de Guerre 1939

Article about: Is this the official french Croix de Guerre 1939?????? As described on: The French Croix de Guerre 1939-45 & 1939-40

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    Is this the official french Croix de Guerre 1939??????
    As described on:
    The French Croix de Guerre 1939-45 & 1939-40
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    It is good it was given to french individuals that found during ww2 with the allies.

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    The medal is fine. The 1939 is the year of issue. These were given by the French government before the French capitulation to the Germans. Here is another 1939 example for comparison reasons.
    Click to enlarge the picture Click to enlarge the picture French Croix de Guerre 1939  

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    Another Croix de Guerre 1939
    Click to enlarge the picture Click to enlarge the picture French Croix de Guerre 1939   French Croix de Guerre 1939  


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    Click to enlarge the picture Click to enlarge the picture French Croix de Guerre 1939   French Croix de Guerre 1939  


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    +++French Croix de Guerre 1939French Croix de Guerre 1939

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    Thank you, guys!
    One final question:
    Any of your Croix de guerre have the maker mark on the lower arm of the cross?

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    Default Re: French Croix de Guerre 1939

    This is not a requirement, there are many models with or without maker mark .

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    What means the star and the palm on the ribbon?

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    The bronze star denotes a citation at the level of the unit, regiment or brigade. Each 5 stars (if they were the same..ie 5 bronze ones) were replaced by a palm.

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