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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 Harold Stadius

STADIUS Marine Corps Sergeant Major (Ret.) Harold Adam Stadius, 90, passed away November 29, 2016. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey on September 8, 1926, he grew up in an orphanage. At the age of 17, he joined the Marines, becoming part of The Greatest Generation defending America during WWII in the Asian Theatre where he was wounded at IWO JIMA. Harold went on to fight in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. After several other duty stations, he retired in July 1974. Among his many honors, he was the...
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