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Former World War II POW receives Purple Heart

Former 1st Lt. Edward Moppert received his Purple Heart Medal and Eagle Cane during a Purple Heart ceremony at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., Nov. 26, 2011. Moppert was wounded and held as a POW during WWII, and he was never presented with nor did his records reflect receiving the medal. The Eagle Cane is presented to veterans who have received some manner of leg disability from combat related actions.



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This work, Former World War II POW receives Purple Heart [Image 1 of 4], by SMSgt Raheem Moore, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.26.2011

Date Posted:11.29.2011 15:25

Photo ID:492826

VIRIN:111126-F-SN743-200

Resolution:1500x2100

Size:2.16 MB

Location:WASHINGTON, DC, USGlobe

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