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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 Joseph Prost

Joseph William Prost passed away quietly this last Sunday evening after his beloved Cubs won their game. He had lived a wonderful life of 98 years and 107 days. Joe was born on March 21, 1917 to Mathias and Mary (Krug) Prost. He was one of 4 siblings, Marie (Dittberner), Henry (Jude) and Marcella (Spetz) all preceded him. "Joey" is survived by his loving nephew Paul Dittberner (wife Kitty), niece Patricia Spetz, and nephew Jerry Spetz (wife Sherry), grandniece Julia and step-nephew Steven...
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