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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 Frederic Bockoven

Frederic Bockoven of Hampton passed away Friday after a long and full life. He was born on April 30, 1921 on the U.S.S. Sherman near the Philippines. During his life, he lived in the Philippines, Panama, Japan, Turkey, Germany, and at least 7 states. He graduated from the University of CA at Berkeley in 1941 and entered the Army as a Lieutenant. During WWII, he fought at Bastogne and the Remagen Bridge among other battles, earning a Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Upon his return, he was...
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