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Marine receives Purple Heart, 63 years later

The Associated Press
Posted : Monday Jul 7, 2008 7:02:08 EDT

LONGVIEW, Wash. — After a 63-year wait, Lyle Chambers has received a Purple Heart for his heroism as a 19-year-old Marine private during the World War II South Pacific island battle of Peleliu.

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