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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 Stephen Smith

Stephen E. Smith Ono, CA On July 27, 2018, the Lord took Stephen home. He was born in Kentucky, December 24, 1920 to Stephen and Loranzy Smith. He began his military service in high school where he attended the CMTC/ROTC. In April 1942 he volunteered and was inducted into the Army's 82nd Airborne 505 Parachute Regiment. He made combat jumps at Sicily, Italy, Normandy, and Operation Market Garden. In Normandy he was wounded by a land mine and during the Battle of the Bulge his lower legs...
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