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The Purple Heart is the oldest American military combat honor still in existence. Awarded to those who are wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the United States, the Purple Heart is a symbol of courage and dedication in the face of mortal danger. This memorial site is dedicated to all the brave men and women who have been awarded this honor.
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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Purple Heart recipient Max Lower

Max Wendell Lower March 3, 1920 - August 1, 1943 Max W. Lower was born March 3, 1920, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and died August 1, 1943, in Ploiesti, Romania. His parents were Samuel Steven Lower and Mary Oka Litz Lower. He was the oldest of six children. The family returned to their native Cache Valley in 1926 to farm in Lewiston, Utah. Max graduated from North Cache High School and Seminary in 1938, where he played on the tennis team. He worked during the Great Depression for the Civilian...
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