Gallantry Cross

military decoration of the former Government of South Vietnam

The Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross also known as the Vietnamese Gallantry Cross or Vietnam Cross of Gallantry (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. Individuals who received the medal, ribbon, and a citation were personally cited at the Armed Forces, Corps, Division, Brigade or Regiment level. The Republic of Vietnam authorized members of units and organizations that were cited, to wear the Gallantry Cross Unit Citation Emblem with Palm and Frame (no medal is authorized).
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award received: Gallantry Cross

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William Westmoreland cover

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William Westmoreland

United States Army general

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A Soldier Reports

autobiography of William Westmoreland

author: William Westmoreland

1976

US Army Field Manual 30-31B

book by William Westmoreland

author: William Westmoreland

1970

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