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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 Virgil Norton

Virgil Norton, 91, of Eau Claire, Wis. passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Luther Hospital in Eau Claire. He was born in Luck, Wis., on Dec. 18, 1922, to Claude and Louise (Pedersen) Norton. The family moved to Mantorville when he was five, where he lived until he graduated from high school. In 1942, he joined the Marine Corps. He served in the Pacific and was wounded in the Battle of Tarawa for which he received The Purple Heart. He was honorably discharged in 1944. He attended...
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