Medal, Croix de Guerre (1939) Belgian, James H. Doolittle

Medal, Croix de Guerre (1939) Belgian, James H. Doolittle

     

The Belgian Croix de Guerre was established in 1915 with the same criteria as the French Croix de Guerre and is awarded to all soldiers of all ranks mentioned in dispatches for individual feats of heroism.

Donated by Lt. Gen. James H. Doolittle (USAF, Ret.)

Physical Description:
Bronze cross with crossed swords; medal surmounted by Belgian crown; Obverse: center disc, relief Lion; Reverse: inscription "A"; red silk ribbon with vertical green stripes; 1 bronze palm leaf.

Country of Origin
Belgium

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Bronze
Dimensions
3-D: 4 x 1.3 x 7cm (1 9/16 x 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)

The Belgian Croix de Guerre was established in 1915 with the same criteria as the French Croix de Guerre and is awarded to all soldiers of all ranks mentioned in dispatches for individual feats of heroism.

Donated by Lt. Gen. James H. Doolittle (USAF, Ret.)

Physical Description:
Bronze cross with crossed swords; medal surmounted by Belgian crown; Obverse: center disc, relief Lion; Reverse: inscription "A"; red silk ribbon with vertical green stripes; 1 bronze palm leaf.

Country of Origin
Belgium

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Bronze
Dimensions
3-D: 4 x 1.3 x 7cm (1 9/16 x 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)

ID: A19600094000