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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 Charles McCracken

MCCRACKEN Charles R., 89, husband of 66 years to Jean Bates McCracken, passed away Mon, Aug 25, 2014. He was born July 20, 1925 in Somerset, KY to the late Charles C. and Sarah McCracken. Charles fought in World War II and was wounded at Luzon earning a Purple Heart and two Bronze Stars. After the war, he returned to Somerset to work for the Southern Railroad. In 1957 "Slick" began working for IBM and retired from there in 1987. He had a life full of traveling and UK sports. He was a...
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