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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 Gordon Schlitz

Gordon Michael Schlitz born on December 4, 1940, passed away peacefully on February 18, 2017, at the age of 76. He was born in Delano, California to Melvin and Pearl Schlitz.  He was the oldest of four children and graduated from Delano High School in 1958.  He was active in sports and journalism in high school and was awarded the NROTC scholarship. He then attended the University of Southern California, where he received a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1962.  While in college, he...
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