Première Distribution des Croix de la Légion d'honneur dans l'église des Invalides par l'Empereur, 14 Juillet 1804 (First Distribution of the Crosses of the Legion of Honor in the church of Les Invalides by the Emperor, July 14, 1804) - Jean-Baptiste Debret

Les Médailles de la Grande Armée - Medals and Awards of the French Army

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Légion d’honneur

Legion d’honneur Awards are based on Administrative points.

Légion d'honneur 1

Légion d'honneur 1
200 points

Légion d'honneur 2

Légion d'honneur 2
450 points

Légion d'honneur 3

Légion d'honneur 3
750 points

Légion d'honneur 4

Légion d'honneur 4
1100 points

Légion d'honneur Cent-Jours (100 Days)

Légion d'honneur Cent-Jours (100 Days)
1500 points

Légion d'honneur Grand Commandeur

Légion d'honneur Grand Commandeur
1950 points

Légion d'honneur étoile de commandeur

Légion d'honneur étoile de commandeur
2450 points

Légion d'honneur grand Commandeur étoile

Légion d'honneur grand Commandeur étoile
3000 points

Grand collier de la Légion d'honneur

Grand collier de la Légion d'honneur
3600 points

 


L’École Spéciale Impériale Militaire

Diplôme de L’École Spéciale Impériale Militaire

Diplôme de L’École Spéciale Impériale Militaire
Granted to all officers who successfully graduated from the l'École Spéciale Impériale Militaire on the level of the mandatory training.

Diplôme Avancé de L’École Spéciale Impériale Militaire

Diplôme Avancé de L’École Spéciale Impériale Militaire
Granted to all officers who successfully graduated from the l'École Spéciale Impériale Militaire on the level of the advanced training.

 

Chevalier de l'École Spéciale Impériale Militaire

Chevalier de l'École Spéciale Impériale Militaire
Awarded for having successfully trained 5 cadets altogether.

Officier de l'École Spéciale Impériale Militaire

Officier de l'École Spéciale Impériale Militaire
Awarded for having successfully trained 15 cadets altogether.

Commandeur de l'École Spéciale Impériale Militaire

Commandeur de l'École Spéciale Impériale Militaire
Awarded for having successfully trained 30 cadets altogether.

 

 

Awards for Victories over Coalition forces

Médaille Militaire

Médaille Militaire

This medal is awarded to an officer of the Grand Army upon their first majory victory over an Allied opponent.

L'Étoile Militaire

L'Étoile Militaire

Awarded for achieving 10 victory points by an officer of La Grande Armee.

La Croix de la Valeur Militaire

La Croix de la Valeur Militaire

Awarded for 20 victory points over the Allied Coalition.

La Croix de Triomphe de Militaire

La Croix de Triomphe de Militaire

Awarded to officers of La Grande Armee for achieving 35 victory points in battle against Coalition Forces.

L’ordre des Deux-Siciles Officier 2e Classe

L’ordre des Deux-Siciles Officier 2e Classe

Awarded to an officer of La Grande Armee for achieving a total of 50 victory points versus the Allied Coalition.

L’ordre des Deux-Siciles Officier 1e Classe

L’ordre des Deux-Siciles Officier 1e Classe

This order is awarded to Officers of La Grande Armee who have achieved 75 victory points versus Officers of the Coalition.

L’ordre des Deux-Siciles Croix de Chevalier

L’ordre des Deux-Siciles Croix de Chevalier 

This Order is awarded to Officers of La Grande Armee who have achieved 100 victory points versus Officers of the Coalition.

L’ordre des Deux-Siciles Croix de Commandant 

L’ordre des Deux-Siciles Croix de Commandant

This order is awarded for 140 victory points versus Coalition officers by an officer of La Grande Armee.

L’ordre des Deux-Siciles Echarpe de Commandeur

L’ordre des Deux-Siciles Echarpe de Commandeur

This Order is awarded for 180 victory points for an officer of La Grande Armee.

L’ordre des Deux-Siciles Grand-Croix de Commandant

L’ordre des Deux-Siciles Grand-Croix de Commandant

This Order is awarded for 240 victory points for an officer of La Grande Armee.

L’ordre des Deux-Siciles Grande Étoile de Commandant

L’ordre des Deux-Siciles Grande Étoile de Commandant
This Order is awarded for 300 victory points for an officer of La Grande Armee.

 

 

Service Awards

Médaille de Sainte Hélène

Médaille de Sainte Hélène

Awarded to Officers of the Grande Armée who have held command of a Division or acted as Chief of Staff of a Corps and performed their duties faithfully for 1 year.

Médaille de Napoléon

Médaille de Napoléon

Awarded to Officers of the Grande Armée who have held command of a Corps or acted as Chief of Staff to the Grande Armée and performed their duties faithfully for 1 year.

Médaille de Fréjus

Médaille de Fréjus

Awarded to Officers of the Grande Armée who have held command of the Grande Armée and performed their duties faithfully for 1 year.

Médaille de Confédération du Rhin
Médaille de Confédération du Rhin

Awarded to Officers of the Grande Armée who served on the Administrative Staff of the Grande Armée and performed their duties faithfully for 1 year.

 

 

Medals and Distinctions Awarded for Service

Chevalier de l’ordre de la Couronne de fer

chevalier couronne de fer


Awarded to officers that have distinguished themselves through exemplary service to la Grande Armée, or in recognition of special achievement.

Commandeur de l’ordre de la Couronne de fer

Commandeur Couronne de fer


Awarded to officers that have distinguished themselves through exemplary service to La Grande Armee, or in recognition of special achievement, and who is a member of the Imperial Guard or has held a leadership position of at least division command for a year.

Chevalier Grand-croix de l’ordre de la Couronne de fer Grand Commanders Star

grand croix couronne de fer


Awarded to officers of the Imperial Guard, Corps Command or Headquarters Staff (of over 1 year service in their position), of General rank or above, who have distinguished themselves through exemplary service to La Grande Armee, or in recognition of special achievement, or those who have previously received the Order of the Iron Crown: Commanders Cross.

l’ordre de la Couronne de fer: Echarpe de grand Commandeur

echarpe couronne de fer

Awarded to officers completing 10 continuous years of service in La Grande Armee.

l’ordre de la Couronne de fer: Croix de grand Commandeur

Croix de grand Commandeur couronne de fer

Awarded to Officers completing 15 continuous years of service in La Grande Armee.

 

 

 

Specialty Awards

Chevalier de l’ordre de la Réunion

Chevalier de l’ordre de la Réunion

Awarded to officers who have achieved victories over the 4 Major enemy armies, Anglo Allied, Austrian, Prussian, and Russian in battles over 16 completed turns.

Commandeur de l’ordre de la Réunion

Commandeur de l’ordre de la Réunion

Awarded to officers who have achieved a victory over  each of the 4 major nations of the Coalition  in multiplayer games of over 16 completed turns.

Ordre de la Réunion Croix 

Ordre de la Réunion: Croix

Awarded to officers who have achieved 5 major victories in multiplayer games of over 16 completed turns over Coalition forces.

Ordre de la Réunion Étoile 

Ordre de la Réunion Étoile

Awarded to officers who have achieved 10 victories in multiplayer games of over 16 completed turns over Coalition forces.

 

 

Top Gun Award

Grand-Croix de l’ordre de la Réunion

Grand-Croix de l’ordre de la Réunion

Awarded to the officer of La Grande Armee who achieves the status in the Department of Records as the Top Gun, compiling the highest victory point level in La Grande Armee.

 


Weapons of Honor

Carabine d'honneur

Carabine d'honneur

Sabre d'honneur

Sabre d'honneur

 


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