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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 Stephen Nyikos

Stephen Nyikos June 6, 1921 - Feb. 28, 2015 SOUTH BEND - Stephen Nyikos, 93, passed away Saturday, February 28, 2015, at his home in Broken Arrow, OK. Mr. Nyikos was born June 6, 1921, in South Bend, IN, the oldest of Anna (Bella) and Stephen Nyikos's nine children. During World War II, Mr. Nyikos enlisted as a B-17 Bomber Pilot with the 8th Air Force, 356th Command Squadron. He piloted 35 combat missions over Germany, France and Belgium. He received a Purple Heart and numerous war medals....
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