Medaille Militaire


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Noun1.Medaille Militaire - a French military decorationMedaille Militaire - a French military decoration  
laurel wreath, medal, decoration, ribbon, medallion, palm - an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
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He won the VC on the Somme, the MC and bar, the Belgian Croix de Guerre and the French Medaille Militaire. He joined the International Brigade in 1936 in the Spanish Civil War as a Commandente Generale and was awarded the Grand Laurel Cross of San Fernando.
French honour For saving the life of a French officer during a gas attack, Pte J Sangster, Army Service Corps, from Gartocharn, was awarded the Medaille Militaire.
Sgt Cooper was presented with the VC medal by King George V, and in 1918, now a lieutenant, was awarded the Medaille Militaire, the highest award given by France to non-nationals for "gallantry beyond the call of duty".
The 15 medals include the Distinguished Service Medal and Purple Heart (US) the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George, DSO, Military Cross, British War Medal and Victory Medal (UK) the Order of the Crown Knights breast badge (Belgium) Medaille Militaire, Croix de Guerre and War Medal (France) Al Valore Militare (Italy), Virtute Militara (Romania) and the Order of St Anne (Russia).
Typifying France's veteran airmen, Ingelandt had seen service with MF.5, C.104 and Detachement N.510 of F.44 before being assigned to N.97 on July 1, 1917, and in the course of his career had been made a Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur as well as receiving the Medaille Militaire and Croix de Guerre with one bronze star, one gold star and two palms.
EDWARDS only got the French Medaille Militaire because his wrists escaped injury.
For his defiant spirit and outstanding bravery, he was awarded the Medaille Militaire by the French and the Victoria Cross by the British.
La commission de la defense nationale s'est reunie sous la presidence de Bensalem Belkacem pour ecouter un expose sur le projet de loi amendant et completant la loi nA 04-86 du 11 fevrier 1986 portant creation de la medaille militaire, indique un communique de l'APN.
Other men were awarded foreign decorations such as the Belgian Croix de Guerre, French Medaille Militaire, a Serbian Cross of Karageorge and a Roumanian Medaille Barbatie.
Par ailleurs, le president Morsi a accroche la medaille militaire de la republique au drapeau des Forces armees, en guise d'estime pour le devouement et le sacrifice des Forces armees egyptiennes au cours de la Revolution du 25 Janvier et la periode de transition qui s'ensuivit.
His dam is an Emperor Jones halfsister to Wahiba Sands, the three-times raced Empress Of Light, who is also halfsister to another useful Flat runner-cumhurdler, Medaille Militaire. Wahiba Sands was a Grade 2 winner and Grade 1-placed over both hurdles and fences, with Grade 2 wins in the Ascot Hurdle, the Gerry Feilden Hurdle and the First National Gold Cup Chase.