FRANCE WW2 WAR CROSS CROIX DE GUERRE 1939-1940 WITH BRONZE STAR
WW2 WAR CROSS CROIX DE GUERRE 1939-1940 ORIGINAL
The Croix de guerre 1939–1945 (War Cross 1939–1945) is a French military decoration
The Croix de guerre was created on September 26, 1939, to honour people who fought with the Allies against the Axis forces at any time during World War II.
The Croix de guerre was designed by the sculptor Paul-Albert Bartholomé.
The medal is in the shape of a Maltese cross with two swords criss-crossed through the center.
In the center of the front, is the profile of the French Republic crested by a Phrygian cap.
Around this portrait, are the words République française ("French Republic").
On the reverse of these medals can be the dates of the conflict: 1939–1940, 1939–1945, or simply 1940.