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For Military Merit - a book by Borch, Fred

For Military Merit

Recipients of the Purple Heart

For Military Merit( )
Author: Borch, Fred
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Naval Institute Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $9.95
Book Description:

More than one million men and women have received the Purple Heart since its creation as an award "for military merit" in 1932. This book provides a brief history of the Purple Heart, with a focus on how the decoration's award criteria have evolved. The book then takes a representative look at Purple Heart recipients from all the services by conflict, concluding with Afghanistan and Iraq. Among the recipients highlighted are: Civil War veteran Pvt. Oran Randlett, who,...
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Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Military

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