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The Purple Heart- A Historical Timeline



billkozyBillkozy on 07/20/2009

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ThePurpleHeartAHistoricalTimeline Photo Since the birth of the United States, presidents and the U.S. military have awarded The Purple Heart to over a million soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen for injuries they received during fighting with enemy combatants. The intent and custom of The Purple Heart has varied throughout American history however.

This quiz will feature various fascinating facts about The Purple Heart as well as providing a chronological history of the events shaping the distinction of receiving one. The source of this information is The Department of Defense as reported in The American Legion magazine.

Good Luck, and please rate the quiz afterward if you have a chance.
Best Wishes,
Bill
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Comments (3)
xilac
Xilac  (Level: 17.0)
Sun, 15th Jul '12 7:01 PM

Good Quiz.


oxford
Oxford  (Level: 88.2)
Tue, 21st Jul '09 1:42 AM

Well done!!!


gambit1107
Gambit1107  (Level: 35.4)
Mon, 20th Jul '09 2:55 PM

Very good!!!







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