Orders & Medals Society of America Forums French Medal Collecting French Medals post-1870 French awards to US Military during WWI

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  • #12425
    felix
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    I thing that could be interesting.

    This list was established on june 30 1923 for an US budgetary report and including all decorations (18019) awarded to US military personnels between july 9 1918 and july 1st 1922.

    (all picture are from the OMSA database including some from my own collection )

    Légion d’honneur (Legion of honor) 1.070 (2 Grand crosses ; 1 Grand officer ; 102 Commanders ; 348 officers ; 617 knights)

    Médaille militaire (Military medal) : 304

    Croix de guerre (War cross): 11.589 (Palms :1.854 ; gold star : 2.926 ; silver star : 3.261 ; bronze star : 3.543)

    Croix de guerre T.O.E. (foreign theaters of operations): 1

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    #16088
    felix
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    Palmes d’académie (Academy palms) : 431 (Public instruction officer : 72 ; Academy officer : 359)

    Ordre du mérite agricole (Order of agricultural merit) : 101. (officers : 20; knights : 81)

    Nichan el Anouar : 1

    Etoile Noire du Bénin (Black star of Benin) :285 (15 commanders ; 173 officers ; 97 knights)

    Médaille d’honneur des Affaires étrangères (Ministry of foreign affairs medal od honor) : 56 médailles (gold : 21; silver : 25; bronze : 10)

    Médaille d’honneur des épidémies (epidemics medal of honr) :289. (gold : 38; silver : 150; bronze : 101)

    Médaille de la Mutualité (medal of mutual benefits): 2

    Médaille de la reconnaissance française (french recognition medal) : 5. (gold : 1; silver : 4)

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    #32978
    maraplan
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    The Medaille de la Reconnaissance shown is the WW2 and later version. The medal was different for WWI.

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