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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 Dominick LaRocca

LAROCCA, Dominick Xavier "Nick" Dominick "Nick" Xavier LaRocca, of Sandy Springs, GA, passed away peacefully on Feb. 25, 2020 following loving hospice care. Nick, the son of the late John and Concetta LaRocca, was born in the Bronx borough of New York, and recently celebrated a wonderful birthday of 102 years. He graduated from Fordham University, enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in Europe during World War II where he received a Purple Heart. After spending a year recuperating in a...
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