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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 Julian Ganas

GANAS Julian Jack Ganas, 92, went home to be with the Lord January 13, 2018. Julian known to his family as Pop and his friends as Zulu was born June 18, 1925 and married the love of his life Vivian Teague on January 28, 1948. Pop joined the Navy and was wounded in WWII and awarded the Purple Heart in 1945. He served aboard the USS Missouri and was present when the Peace Treaty was signed. He had retired from the United States Postal Service and was a lifelong Gator fan. He served many years...
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