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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 Thomas POWERS

POWERS, Thomas M. age 89, passed away peacefully at his home March 1, 2015. He was born in Miami on Feb. 2, 1926. He was a World War II veteran of the Army Air Corps. and served in the Pacific Theater as a nose gunner of a B24. He was shot down over the Pacific Ocean and bailed out for hopes of survival. He tied knots in his pant legs and swung them over his head to catch air and keep him floating. After treading water for 20 hours, the USS Seafox rescued him. He received the Purple Heart...
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