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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 FRANK KOLB

Frank Kolb Retired East Orange firefighter Frank Kolb passed away on July 25, 2015. Frank was a Purple Heart World War II veteran. He retired from the East Orange, N.J., Fire Department after 27 years of service. He was an avid card player and visited the poker room up to a week prior to his passing. Frank was predeceased by wife, Irene, and son, Robert. He is survived by Robert's wife, Barbara; daughter, Virginia and her husband, Michael; son, Douglas and his wife, Ann Marie; grandchildren,...
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