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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 Lawrence Silbernagel

Lawrence B. Silbernagel May 30, 1922 - May 28,1985 Lawrence B. Silbernagel was born in Jordan Oregon in 1922. the third child of John and Julia Silbernagel. Deemed 4-F by the Navy because of physical limitations, Lawrence was drafted by the Army for World War II and had a distinguished term of service with the Army Tank Corp. Serving in North Africa, Italy, France and Germany. He received the Purple Heart for injuries sustained when his tank was bombed in Germany. Upon returning to...
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