Category: Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Gold Star

Categories: Vietnam, Military Decorations | Foreign and International Awards Authorized for US Armed Forces

This category contains profiles of recipients of this award.

The Gallantry Cross (Vietnamese: Anh Dũng Bội Tinh) is a military decoration of the former Government of South Vietnam (Republic of Vietnam). The medal was created on August 15, 1950 and was awarded to military personnel, civilians, and Armed Forces units and organizations in recognition of deeds of valor or heroic conduct while in combat with the enemy.

The Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross was awarded in four degrees, with a basic medal followed by higher degrees which were the equivalent of personal citations on an organizational level (also known as having been "mentioned in dispatches"). The degrees of the Gallantry Cross are as follows:

  • Gallantry Cross with Palm: cited at the Armed Forces level
  • Gallantry Cross with Gold Star: cited at the Corps level
  • Gallantry Cross with Silver Star: cited at the Division level
  • Gallantry Cross with Bronze Star: cited at the Regiment or Brigade level

See Wikipedia:Gallantry_Cross_(Vietnam)

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Person Profiles (3)

01 Jul 1924 Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, Virginia, USA - 07 Dec 2012
Living Petersen
11 Feb 1920 Brandon, Mississippi, United States - 21 Jun 2005 photo

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