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    Former World War II POW receives Purple Heart [Image 1 of 4]

    Former World War II POW receives Purple Heart

    WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES

    11.26.2011

    Photo by Master Sgt. Raheem Moore 

    Air Force Public Affairs Agency – Pentagon

    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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    Date Taken: 11.26.2011
    Date Posted: 11.29.2011 15:46
    Photo ID: 492826
    VIRIN: 111126-F-SN743-200
    Resolution: 1500x2100
    Size: 2.16 MB
    Location: WASHINGTON, DC, US 

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