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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 Wallace Adler

Lifelong Clevelander Wallace Adler passed away peacefully of natural causes at Judson Park on January 15, 2021 at age 99. He was predeceased by his wife of 75 years, Deborah Burton Adler in 2017. Wally graduated from Shaker Heights High School in 1939 and Yale University in 1942, when he entered the Army, where he served as a 2nd Lieutenant in World War II. He married his high school sweetheart, Deborah Burton in 1942. Her father, Harold Hitz Burton, served as Cleveland's Mayor, U.S. Senator...
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