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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 Elbert Spann

Elbert was born on January 20, 1928 to William and Jewel Spann in Westbrook, Texas. He attended school through the eleventh grade and then joined the United States Army where he served from 1946-1948 and 1951-1954. He was the proud recipient of many coveted awards including the Purple Heart, National Defense Service Ribbon, Korean Service Medal (three bronze service stars), UN Service Star, and Combat Medic Badge. He married Leora Crawford in 1953 and the two were happily married for 61...
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