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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 James Wiggins

James Leland "Jim" Wiggins, 98, of Easley, SC, passed away Monday May 21, 2018 at The Willows of Easley. Jim was born November 3, 1919 in Central, SC to the late William Lee and Lillie Kennamore Wiggins. After graduation from Easley High School he played semi-pro baseball. In 1940, he joined the US Army to become a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division. Jim served heroically in World War II, jumping with the 505 PRI of the 82nd into Normandy, France on D-Day, June 6, 1944. His unit jumped...
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