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This is a list of famous Purple Heart recipients since the inception of the honor awarded to wounded or killed US soldiers. Photos are included for almost every well-known Purple Heart winner. Winners of the Purple Heart in every year are listed here alphabetically for the sake of navigability and convenience.

 This list of Purple Heart honorees contains military heroes  like Andrew Goodpaster and Richard J. Buck, covering Purple Heart Medal soldiers from a variety of conflicts, covering Purple Heart recipients in WW2 as well as Korean War Vietnam recipients. Vietnam and many more wars also saw injured or deceased soldiers earning the military honor.
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Louis H. Wilson, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 51 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Louis H. Wilson, Jr. National Order of Vietnam, Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Medal of Honor

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Marcus Luttrell is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Marcus Luttrell Purple Heart, Navy Cross

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Matej Kocak is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Matej Kocak Medal of Honor, Purple Heart, Silver Star

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Matthew Leonard is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Matthew Leonard Medal of Honor, Purple Heart

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Michael A. Monsoor is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Michael A. Monsoor Combat Action Ribbon, Bronze Star Medal, Medal of Honor

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Michael P. Murphy is listed (or ranked) 56 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Michael P. Murphy Medal of Honor, Purple Heart, Silver Star

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Milton L. Olive, III is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Milton L. Olive, III Medal of Honor, Purple Heart

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Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr. Commendation Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal

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Oliver North is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Oliver North Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Silver Star

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Oscar P. Austin is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Oscar P. Austin Medal of Honor, Purple Heart

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Pat Tillman is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Pat Tillman Meritorious Service Medal, Purple Heart, Silver Star

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Paul Fussell is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Paul Fussell Robert Fitzgerald Prosody Award, National Book Award for Arts and Letters, Bronze Star Medal

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Paul Ray Smith is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Paul Ray Smith Bronze Star Medal, Medal of Honor, Purple Heart

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Peter C. Lemon is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Peter C. Lemon Commendation Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal

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Ralph H. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Ralph H. Johnson Medal of Honor, Purple Heart

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Randy Shughart is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Randy Shughart Medal of Honor, Purple Heart

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Richard J. Buck is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Richard J. Buck Purple Heart

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Riley L. Pitts is listed (or ranked) 68 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Riley L. Pitts Medal of Honor, Purple Heart, Silver Star

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Robert H. Jenkins, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Robert H. Jenkins, Jr. Medal of Honor, Purple Heart

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Robert L. Howard is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Robert L. Howard Distinguished Service Cross, Commendation Medal, Bronze Star Medal

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Robert T. Frederick is listed (or ranked) 71 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Robert T. Frederick Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal

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Rodney M. Davis is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Rodney M. Davis Gallantry Cross, Medal of Honor, Purple Heart

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William B. Rosson is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
William B. Rosson Distinguished Service Cross, National Order of Vietnam, Bronze Star Medal

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Roger Donlon is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Roger Donlon National Order of Vietnam, Medal of Honor, Purple Heart

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William Maud Bryant is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
William Maud Bryant Medal of Honor, Purple Heart

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Ross A. McGinnis is listed (or ranked) 76 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Ross A. McGinnis Bronze Star Medal, Medal of Honor, Purple Heart

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Ruben Rivers is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Ruben Rivers Medal of Honor, Purple Heart, Silver Star

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William Thompson is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
William Thompson Medal of Honor, Purple Heart

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Ruppert L. Sargent is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Ruppert L. Sargent Medal of Honor, Purple Heart

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Willy F. James, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 80 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Willy F. James, Jr. Bronze Star Medal, Medal of Honor, Purple Heart

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Steven L. Bennett is listed (or ranked) 81 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Steven L. Bennett Air Medal, Medal of Honor, Purple Heart

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Woodrow W. Keeble is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Woodrow W. Keeble Distinguished Service Cross, Bronze Star Medal, Medal of Honor

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Tommy Franks is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Tommy Franks Distinguished Service Medal, Commendation Medal, Bronze Star Medal

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Vernon Baker is listed (or ranked) 84 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Vernon Baker Bronze Star Medal, Medal of Honor, Purple Heart

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William L. Russell is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
William L. Russell Purple Heart, Silver Star

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Victor H. Krulak is listed (or ranked) 86 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Victor H. Krulak National Order of Vietnam, Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal

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Webster Anderson is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Webster Anderson Medal of Honor, Purple Heart

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Wesley Clark is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list All Famous Purple Heart Winners
Wesley Clark Grand Cross 1st Class of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, Distinguished Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal