World War Two

Purple Heart of PFC Alvin T. Smith of St. Louis was presented to Soldiers Memorial Military Museum in St. Louis on January 17, 2015 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Lost Purple Heart Returned to St. Louis

Medal earned during St. Louisan’s service in World War Two saved from scrap heap in Texas


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WW II Soldier’s Letter Reaches Daughter Via St. Louis

Peggy Eddington Smith of Nevada also received Dad’s Purple Heart & Bronze Star found in Arnold, Mo.


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