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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 John Pietras

John A. Pietras of Groton; 94 GROTON -- John A. Pietras, age 94, passed away at his Groton home on March 27, 2017. He was born on his family farm in Groton on May 5, 1922 to Andrew and Catherine (Haberski) Pietras. He graduated from Groton High School in 1940. In 1942, he chose to serve his country in WWII as a paratrooper in the 509 Parachute Infantry Battalion. He fought in North Africa, Italy (Anzio), France and Belgium (Battle of the Bulge). He earned many decorations and...
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