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WASHINGTON DC - Coast Guard Commandant Robert Papp, Jr presented the Purple Heart, posthumously to families of Quartermaster Clement Miner Lawrence, who lost his life in the sinking of the Coast Guard Cutter TAMPA in World War I, and Seaman 1st Class William John Miller, who survived the sinking of the USS LEOPOLD in World War II. US Coast Guard video by Telfair H. Brown, Sr. Available in High Definition.


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This work, Purple Heart Presentation, by Telfair Brown, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.23.2013

Date Posted:05.23.2013 5:54PM

Category:Briefings

Video ID:291510

VIRIN:130523-D-OY189-585

Filename:DOD_100822763

Length:00:27:34

Location:WASHINGTON, DC, USGlobe

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