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To: VOA
According to the History Channel special about the planned invasion of the home islands, the US has not ordered any new Purple Hearts since 1945. We are still using what the war planners ordered in preparation for the invasion of Japan. That is plain scary...
19 posted on 05/06/2004 7:46:19 PM PDT by Right Angler
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To: Right Angler
According to the History Channel special about the planned invasion of the home islands, the US has not ordered any new Purple Hearts since 1945. We are still using what the war planners ordered in preparation for the invasion of Japan. That is plain scary...

Actually, we just recently ordered new ones. The show is a few years out of date. However, the Purple Hearts prepared for the invasion of Japan lasted us through Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, and every other small conflict in between.

22 posted on 05/06/2004 7:49:07 PM PDT by COEXERJ145
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