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they are not exactly identical.


If the fourragère was won during WW1 it is without an olive.

If it is won during WW2, it is with an olive red with green.

If a fourragère was won in both WW it is with an olive green with red for 14-18 and an olive red with green for 39-45.






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Two articles in JOMSA: The Journal of the Orders and Medals Society of America about the French Fourragére by the late Graham Wilson:

1. Wilson, Graham: "Rope of Courage:  A Brief Look at the French Fourragére." JOMSA, March-April 2011, p 32-38.

2. Wilson, Graham: "The Fourragére in the Colors of the Ribbon of the Cross for Military Valor, a Recent French Award." JOMSA March-April 2016, p 27-32.

Regards, Gunner 1

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watch this



and this one, mentioned above

http://www.omsa.org/files/Wilson Fourg.pdf 1. Wilson, Graham: "Rope of Courage:  A Brief Look at the French Fourragére." JOMSA, March-April 2011, p 32-38.





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