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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 Ovidio D'Alessandro

Ovidio D'Alessandro 1920 - 2014 NORTH ADAMS Ovidio "Ovid" V. D'Alessandro, 93, died Monday, Sept. 15, at the North Adams Commons from complications of a massive stroke. He was born on October 1, 1920 in Brooklyn, N.Y. the son of Italian immigrants, Alberto and Giacinta (DiFazio) D'Alessandro. As an infant, he moved to Italy and spent his young childhood in Sulmona and five years later came back to Brooklyn to attend school. Ovid was a decorated World War II veteran and received the Purple...
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