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U.S. Women Got Purple Hearts in Vietnam

On Christmas Eve, 1964, National Liberation Front guerrillas drove a car loaded with explosives into a parking lot behind the Brinks Hotel Bachelor Officers Quarters in central Saigon. 305 more words

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Amos Cook, wounded in combat, finally awarded Purple Heart for service during Vietnam War

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County resident Amos Cook was honored on Thursday morning, May 11th with a Purple Heart in a ceremony that took place at the Milwaukee County Courthouse. 231 more words

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Military Appreciation Month: Remembering WWI and WWII Heroes

World War I Hero: Sgt. Matej Kocak

Matej Kocak was born on December 3, 1882 in Egbell, Kingdom of Hungary. His family emigrated to the US in… 902 more words

UConn To Receive Purple Heart Of Fallen Alumnus

STORRS, Conn. (CBS Connecticut and AP) – A Purple Heart medal discovered in a filing cabinet in Willington is being donated to the University of Connecticut. 124 more words

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UConn to receive Purple Heart of fallen alumnus

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — A Purple Heart medal discovered in a filing cabinet in Willington is being donated to the University of Connecticut.

The medal was awarded posthumously to 1st Lt. 116 more words

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Man Honored With Purple Heart 72 Years After WWII Wounds

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man is being honored for the price he paid while fighting Nazis during World War II.

The Anderson Independent Mail reports 93-year-old George Mitchell on Sunday is receiving his Purple Heart medal. 117 more words

Sharp County becomes Purple Heart County

May 5, 2017

ASH FLAT — Veterans from several of America’s wars and supporters turned out to mark Sharp County’s new status as a Purple Heart County. 194 more words

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