Médaille Commemorative de la Guerre 1939-1945

France

Translation: Commemorative Medal of the War 1939-1945
Number of awards in the database: 19
Total awarded for WW II: unknown

Recipients A-Z
This bronze, hexagonal medal bears on the face a Gallic cock on a Lorraine Cross and on the reverse the inscription: "Répeublique Française 1939/45" Bars were awarded for service, either on land or in the air, in France, Norway, Italy, Germany, Great- Britain and the Soviet Union; for maritine operations in the Atlantic, the Mediterranean, the Channell and the North Sea as well as for resistance and volontary service.
The ribbon is light blue with red and green stripes at its outer edges and a vertical row of V's (Victory) down its centre.
 

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Picture source:   - France Phaleristique
Information source(s):   - Dorling H.T., Ribbons and Medals, Philip, London, 1974.
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