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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 Grant Facer

Grant Facer Aug. 30, 1922 - Oct. 4, 2019 Las Vegas, NV Grant Thorpe Facer was born in southern Idaho, the middle child in a family with six sons and one daughter. He grew up in the Great Depression, moving often, struggling to make a living. During college he shipped out to fight in World War Two in Europe in the Battle of the Bulge. He earned a Purple Heart and Soldiers Medal of Honor. After the war he became an engineer and worked for Kaiser Aluminum for 34 years. Married for 73 years,...
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