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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 Harold Mumma

Mumma, Harold F. Harold was born on April 22, 1927 in Chicago Illinois, to Rosa and Ferdinand Mumma; however, at the age of one-years of age, he returned with his family to their home in Stavanger Norway. Harold returned to Chicago after World War II and joined the US Army in 1949. Harold served in combat during the Korean War, where he was wounded, receiving a total of three purple hearts. Following the war, he attended The University of Chicago and began work in the insurance industry for...
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