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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 Louis Pagan

Louis Pagan Born January 18, 1923, passed away peacefully at his home in San Bruno surrounded by his family on July 19, 2014 at the age of 91. Lou grew up in San Francisco and knew every square inch of the City. Lou was a WWII Purple Heart veteran, having sustained injuries after the escort carrier he was on, the USS St. Lo, was sunk by the first kamikaze attack of the war in the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944. As the ship sank, Lou was able to help several shipmates to safety. He survived in...
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