Cross for Foreign Theatres of Operation, Bronze Cross (with bronze palm clasp)
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The Cross for Foreign Theatres of Operation was created on April 30, 1921, but was later discontinued in 2012.
It was awarded for individual citations received in a foreign operation after November 11, 1918, and includes campaigns in the following foreign territories: Levant (1918-1919), Orient (1918-1920), Morocco (1918), East Africa (1919), West Africa (1918-1921), Indochina (1918-1922, 1945-1954), Madagascar (1947), Korea (1950-1953), Middle East (1956, 1991-1992), Yugoslavia (1999), as well as operations in Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Upper Silesia, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Russia, Caucasus, Siberia, Hungary, and Romania.
The cross had five possible ribbon clasps. A bronze star clasp was awarded for a citation at the unit, brigade, or regimental level, a silver star clasp was awarded for a citation at the divisional level, a gilt star was awarded for a citation at the army corps level, a bronze palm was awarded for a citation at the army level, and a silver palm replaced five bronze palms.
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