Purple Heart Stories
Purple Heart Stories

Ralph Yahiku's Story

Army, Was awarded the medal of valor for his service in the Korean War. Passed away in 1993.

Fred J. Yarolimek's Story

Army, Participated in the following campaigns: Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland. Awarded the Purple Heart (CO 44 HQ 55 GEN HOSP 44). Awarded European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Service Medal w/two service bars.

Daniel A. Yates, Jr.'s Story

Attempting to obtain data for a shell report to bring counterfire on enemy mortar position.

Joseph Yeater's Story

Army, CIB, Silver Star, Bronze Star, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/V dev, Viet Nam Service Medal, Viet Nam Campaign Medal, National Defense Medal and many others.

Bernard R. Yglesias's Story

Missing In Action May 29, 1945 when a large formation of Superfortresses were sent to bomb Japan. Plane hit by flak and went down at sea. Listed on Wall of the Missing in Honolulu as being with the 28th Bomb Squad, 19th Bomb Group.

Merle Herman Yttri's Story

Ar135-133 & Para 3A; awarded Combat Infantryman Badge and Korean Service Medal W/2 BSS

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