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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 Demosthenes Stathis

Demosthenes "Demo" Charles Stathis, 90, passed away peacefully at his home with his loving family by his side. Demo was born in Glens Falls, NY on September 7, 1923 and grew up in Schenectady NY. Demo was a combat veteran in WWII, serving as a medic in the 28th Infantry Division. He was captured at the Battle of the Hurtgen Forest in Germany and remained a POW until the end of the war. Demo was awarded two Purple Hearts. Demo received his degree in accounting from Bentley College and went...
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