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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 Charles Williams

Charles Vaughan Williams, former Smyrna School District Superintendent, and beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 15, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, surrounded by family. He was 91. Born on July 30, 1923 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Williams was the only child of the late Charles and Kathryn Williams. Raised in Scranton, he graduated from St. John's High School in 1941, and attended the University of Scranton. Less than two years...
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