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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 Robert Helle

HELLE Robert E. Robert E. "Smoke" Helle, 89, of Curtice, Ohio, died Sunday afternoon, August 30, 2015, at Stein Hospice in Sandusky. Robert was born November 26, 1925, in Williston, Ohio, to Arthur and Estella (Base) Helle. On August 18, 1951, at St. John Lutheran Church in Williston he married Dorothy Tober and she preceded him in death in July 11, 2002. Bob retired in 1986 after 39 years as a machinist supervisor for BP Refinery, formerly SOHIO, in Oregon. He loved sports and played...
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