Croix de Guerre

The Croix de Guerre ("War Cross") was a French military decoration created in 1915 and awarded during World War I and World War II. The medal was given to individuals or groups for feats of bravery in battle. Alabama recipients include authors Joe David Brown and William March, farmer Sidney Manning, football coach Wallace Wade, and politicians Frank M. Dixon and Albert Patterson.

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