French Military Medal 1914-1918

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    French Military Medal.

    Location of events unknown - France?

    Very short item: just a CU of a French military medal (upside down) on a display board.

    Honours; decorations, brave; World War One.

    Amendment February 2012: A visitor to the website has provided some more information. The medal is the Croix de Guerre.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    74754
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2322.26
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:39:00 / 01:33:55:00
    Canister:
    ON 183 J
    Sort Number:
    ON 183 J
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