France, World War I (1914-1918), Croix de Guerre (Cross of War), with Bronze star which signifies a mention in despatches from a commanding officer at the regiment or brigade level. Obverse: A bronze cross with swords, at the centre the head of Marianne, the effigy of the French republic, “REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE” around. Reverse: as obverse, with “1914 1915” at centre. Ribbon: Green with red stripes. A minor spot of green on reverse, else Very Fine.