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Badge of Military Merit (Purple Heart) Patch

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The Badge of Military Merit, the oldest American military decoration, was established by George Washington in 1782. The badge was also referred to as the Purple Heart and was affixed to the uniform coat above the left breast and permitted its wearer to pass guards and sentinels without challenge - and to have his name and regiment inscribed in the Book of Merit.

Product Details

  • Approx 2-1/2 H x 2/1/2 W in a heart shape

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