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Virtuti Militari Winners List

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List of Virtuti Militari winners from every year the award has been given out. All Virtuti Militari winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Virtuti Militari award are listed along with photos for every Virtuti Militari winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Virtuti Militari award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Virtuti Militari are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Virtuti Militari winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Virtuti Militari winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Virtuti Militari winners of all time. Anybody who won the Virtuti Militari usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Virtuti Militari-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Virtuti Militari, so most of the famous Virtuti Militari winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Virtuti Militari?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You can use the items in this factual list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then publish it. The list you're viewing has a variety of items, like Charles de Gaulle and Adrian Carton de Wiart, in it. (8 items)
Adrian Carton de Wiart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Virtuti Militari Winners List
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Lieutenant General Sir Adrian Paul Ghislain Carton de Wiart (5 May 1880 – 5 June 1963) was a British Army officer born of Belgian and Irish parents. He was awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" in various Commonwealth countries. He served in the Boer War, First World War, and Second World War. He was shot in the face, head, stomach, ankle, leg, hip, and ear; survived two plane crashes; tunnelled out of a prisoner-of-war camp; and tore off his own fingers when a doctor refused to amputate them. Describing his experiences in the First World War, he wrote, "Frankly I had enjoyed the war."After returning home from service ...more on Wikipedia

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Emil August Fieldorf is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Virtuti Militari Winners List
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Emil August Fieldorf

Emil August Fieldorf “Nil” (20 March 1895 – 24 February 1953) was a Polish brigadier general and a Second World War hero. He was Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Armia Krajowa (AK or “Home Army”), after the failure of the Warsaw Uprising (August 1944 – October 1944). The communist regime executed Fieldorf in 1953. ...more on Wikipedia

Charles de Gaulle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Virtuti Militari Winners List
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Charles de Gaulle (born 25 September 1948 in Dijon) is a French politician. He is the eldest child of Admiral Philippe de Gaulle and grandson of General Charles de Gaulle, and served as a member of the European Parliament (MEP), from 1994 to 2004 (as a member of the Movement for France). A lawyer in Paris since 1971, Charles de Gaulle was a regional counselor of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais from 1986 to 1992, as a member of the Union for French Democracy (UDF) right-of-center party. From 1989 to 1990, he was the mayor's first assistant in Rueil-Malmaison in the Hauts-de-Seine department. He was present on Valéry Giscard d'Estaing's electoral list during the 1989 European elections, and after ...more on Wikipedia

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Claude Auchinleck is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Virtuti Militari Winners List
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Field Marshal Sir Claude John Eyre Auchinleck, (21 June 1884 – 23 March 1981) was a British Army commander during the Second World War. He was a career soldier who spent much of his military career in India, where he rose to become Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army by early 1941. In July 1941 he was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Middle East theatre, but after initial successes the war in North Africa turned against the British, and he was relieved of the post in 1942 during the crucial Alamein campaign. In June 1943 he was once again appointed Commander-in-Chief, India, where his support through the organisation of supply, maintenance and training for Slim's Fourteenth Army played ...more on Wikipedia

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