Distinguished Flying Cross
noun Date: 1918 1. a British military decoration awarded for acts of gallantry when flying in operations against an enemy 2. a United States military decoration awarded for heroism or extraordinary achievement while participating in an aerial flight

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  • Distinguished Flying Cross — bezeichnet eine Auszeichnung für Angehörige der Luftstreitkräfte: für das Distinguished Flying Cross im Vereinigten Königreich, siehe Distinguished Flying Cross (Vereinigtes Königreich) für das Distinguished Flying Cross in den USA, siehe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Distinguished Flying Cross — n. ☆ 1. a U.S. military decoration awarded for heroism or extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight 2. a British Royal Air Force decoration awarded for gallantry while flying in combat …   English World dictionary

  • Distinguished Flying Cross — The Distinguished Flying Cross may refer to: Distinguished Flying Cross (United Kingdom), including Commonwealth countries Distinguished Flying Cross (United States) This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • Distinguished Flying Cross — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Deux pays possèdent une décoration portant ce nom : Distinguished Flying Cross (États Unis) Distinguished Flying Cross (Royaume Uni) Catégorie :… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Distinguished Flying Cross — Distin′guished Fly′ing Cross n. 1) mil a U.S. military decoration awarded for heroic or extraordinary achievement while on aerial duty 2) mil a British military decoration awarded for similar achievement while in flying operations against an… …   From formal English to slang

  • Distinguished Flying Cross — 1. Mil. a decoration awarded for heroic or extraordinary achievement while on aerial duty. 2. Brit. Mil. a decoration awarded for similar achievement while in flying operations against an enemy. Abbr.: D.F.C. * * * …   Universalium

  • distinguished flying cross — medal given to honor exceptional heroism in flying combat (in the U.S. and British military) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Distinguished Flying Cross — noun a United States Air Force decoration for heroism while participating in an aerial flight • Hypernyms: ↑decoration, ↑laurel wreath, ↑medal, ↑medallion, ↑palm, ↑ribbon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Distinguished Flying Cross (United States) — Distinguished Flying Cross Awarded by United States Military Type Medal Awarded for …   Wikipedia

  • Distinguished Flying Cross (United Kingdom) — Distinguished Flying Cross Obverse of the medal. Ribbon: 30mm …   Wikipedia

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