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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 Robert COLBERT

COLBERT, Robert W. "Bob" Died June 21, 2016 in Minneapolis at age 92 after a full and active life. He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna Lindberg Colbert (1928 - 1995). He was born in Breckenridge, MN in 1923 to Robert Colbert and Helen Wenner. In WWII he served in the Marine Air Corps flying a Corsair in the Pacific Theater and earning a Distinguished Flying Cross and a Purple Heart. After the war Bob attended the University of North Dakota where he met Donna; they married in 1950 and...
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