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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 Verdis White

Verdis Ray White Verdis Ray White, 88, passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 23, 2014. Verdis was born in Gilmer Station and grew up in Sand Ridge, Calhoun County, "West by-God Virginia" as he always called it. During World War II, he served as a machine gunner in the infantry, was captured in the Battle of the Bulge, and received a Purple Heart. After the war he moved to Akron, married, raised his family, and worked at Babcock and Wilcox until he retired in 1990. He was very...
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