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Purple Heart Badges

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Overall (a): 2 5/8 × 11/16 in. (6.7 × 1.7 cm) Overall (b): 3 × 1 3/8 in. (7.6 × 3.5 cm)
large purple heart; back of heart: FOR MILITARY MERIT FRANK V. MULLANEY, small purple heart with back: FOR MILITARY MERIT
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Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group