France (1870-present, Republic)

After the French-Prussian war of 1870, the modern French Republic was established, which with a short interruption during World War 2 and some constitutional changes afterwards, still excists.

The third Republic was instituted after the collapse of the second French Empire as a result of the French-Prussian war. The third Republic excisted until the German invasion of France in May 1940. After this France was divided in Vichy-France, German occupied France, Italian occupied France and the Forces Françaises Libres. After the Second World War and the Provisional Government of the French Republic, the Fourth French Republic was established, excisting until 1958. Changes in the Republican system, formally made the Fifth French Republic from 1958 until today.

Highest Decorations

Fourragere Croix de GuerreLanyard with the War Cross
In the database: 3
Issued:unknown
Croix de Guerre "Vichy"Vichy War Medal
In the database: 4
Issued:unknown
Croix de Guerre L.V. F. (Vichy)War Cross of the French Voluntary Legion (Vichy)
In the database: 48
Issued:unknown

Orders

Chevalier de l'Ordre National du MériteIn the database: 0
Issued:unknown
Grand Croix de l'Ordre National du MériteIn the database: 6
Issued:unknown
Grand Officier de l'Ordre National du MériteIn the database: 1
Issued:unknown
Commandeur de l'Ordre National du MériteIn the database: 1
Issued:unknown
Officier de l'Ordre National du MériteIn the database: 0
Issued:unknown
Grand Croix de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'HonneurGrand Cross to the Legion of Honor
In the database: 54
Issued:unknown
Grand Officier de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'HonneurGrand Officer to the Legion of Honor
In the database: 60
Issued:unknown
Commandeur de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'HonneurCommander to the Legion of Honor
In the database: 89
Issued:unknown
Officier de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'HonneurOfficer to the Legion of Honor
In the database: 112
Issued:unknown
Chevalier de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'HonneurKnight to the Legion of Honor
In the database: 271
Issued:unknown
Commandeur du l' Ordre du Mérite AgricoleIn the database: 2
Issued:unknown
Officier du l' Ordre du Mérite AgricoleIn the database: 1
Issued:unknown
Chevalier du l' Ordre du Mérite AgricoleIn the database: 3
Issued:unknown
l' Ordre de la Francisque Gallique (Vichy)Order of Francisque Gallique
In the database: 1
Issued:2626

Medals for Merit and Bravery (Not Orders)

Croix de Guerre (1914-1918)In the database: 124
Issued:unknown
Médaille de l'AéronautiqueAviators Medal
In the database: 6
Issued:unknown
Croix de la Valeur MilitaireIn the database: 8
Issued:unknown
Médaille MilitaireMilitary Medal
In the database: 109
Issued:unknown
Médaille de la Résistance FrançaiseResistance Medal
In the database: 87
Issued:unknown
Croix du Combattant Volontaire 1939-1945War Volunteers Cross
In the database: 31
Issued:unknown

Campaign and Service Awards

Médaille Resistance Polonaise en FrancePolish Resistance in France Medal
In the database: 3
Issued:2000
Médaille commémorative de Syrie et CilicieIn the database: 3
Issued:unknown
Médaille des Services VolontairesIn the database: 4
Issued:unknown
Medaille de la Campaigne d’IndochineIn the database: 2
Issued:unknown
Médaille d'Or de la Réconnaissance FrançaiseFrench Gratitude Medal in Gold
In the database: 0
Issued:unknown
Médaille d'Argent de la Réconnaissance FrançaiseFrench Gratitude Medal in Silver
In the database: 1
Issued:unknown
Médaille Bronze de la Réconnaissance FrançaiseFrench Gratitude Medal in Bronze
In the database: 1
Issued:unknown
Reconnaissance de la France LibéréeMedal of Liberated France
In the database: 29
Issued:unknown
Médaille des Services Volontaires dans la France LibreMedal for Voluntary Service in the Free French Forces
In the database: 42
Issued:unknown
Medaille de la Liberation NormandyIn the database: 1
Issued:unknown
Médaille d’Or d’honneur des ÉpidémiesGold Medal of Honor for Epidemics
In the database: 0
Issued:unknown
Médaille de Vermeil d’honneur des ÉpidémiesGuilded Medal of Honor for Epidemics
In the database: 0
Issued:unknown
Médaille d’Argent d’honneur des ÉpidémiesSIlver Medal of Honor for Epidemics
In the database: 0
Issued:unknown
Médaille de Bronze d’honneur des ÉpidémiesBronze Medal of Honor for Epidemics
In the database: 0
Issued:unknown
Médaille ColonialeColonial Medal
In the database: 64
Issued:unknown
Médaille du Levant (Vichy)Medal of Syria and Cilicia
In the database: 3
Issued:unknown
Croix du Combattant 1939-1940 (Vichy)Combatant's Cross 1939-1940 (Vichy)
In the database: 2
Issued:unknown

Commemorative- / Jubileemedals

Dunkirk MedalIn the database: 7
Issued:unknown
Médaille Commémorative de Rawa-RuskaMedal for Rawa-Ruska
In the database: 1
Issued:unknown
Médaille commémorative de la Grande GuerreIn the database: 51
Issued:unknown
Croix du CombattantCross for Combatants
In the database: 24
Issued:unknown
Croix du Combattant Volontaire RésistanceCross of the Volunteer of the Resistance
In the database: 21
Issued:unknown
Médaille Commemorative de la Guerre 1939-1945Commemorative Medal of the War 1939-1945
In the database: 36
Issued:unknown
Médaille commémorative de la Campagne d’ItalieCommemorative Medal for the Italian Campaign 1943-1944
In the database: 3
Issued:unknown
Medaille des PasseursIn the database: 1
Issued:unknown
Médaille des ÉvadésMedal of those who Escaped
In the database: 19
Issued:unknown
Médaille de la Déportation et de l’Internement pour faits de RésistanceMedal for those Deported and Interned for Resistance Activities
In the database: 3
Issued:unknown

Wounded and Passed-Away Awards

Insigne des Blessés MilitairesSpecial ribbon for those wounded
In the database: 23
Issued:unknown
Médaille des blessés de guerreIn the database: 33
Issued:unknown

War and Service Decorations FFL

Insigne Parachutiste FFLFFL Parachutist Badge
In the database: 19
Issued:unknown

Other Decorations Armeé de l'Air

PilotePilot
In the database: 53
Issued:unknown

Civilian Decorations

Médaille de Récompense de la Croix Rouge FrançaiseMedal of Recompense of the French Red Cross
In the database: 1
Issued:unknown