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You guys that are having trouble could try right clicking on the pdf link and then click save as. Maybe that will work for you.

 

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Same thing happened when I saved it


Actively collecting:

13th USAAF uniforms and groups/medal groups!

307th BG, 5th BG, 11th BG, 42nd BG

Also looking for:

WWII Far East Air Force uniforms/groups!

Any Pacific Army Air Force Groups to 5th, 7th, 10th, 14th, 20th AAF

Collecting CBI and ATC Pacific Army Air Force groups

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I'm working on trying to figure something out here. Don't know if I will :)

 

A quick possibly workable solution. Open the blank pdf, Click on file in Adobe, Highlight save as other, Click on text, Save, Then open the saved text doc.

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Perhaps the OP could add a new, simple workable link.

 

 

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Try This

 

Purple Hearts Numbers.pdf

 

 


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WWII Naval Aviation Groupings : Medals, Documents, Scrapbooks, Photos, Flight Logs, Flight Jackets + More

 


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If the number I have is not on the list, no go? Will it be updated as more info is found or is it complete? Thanks


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Looking for medals for the following groupings:

2nd Lt Victor P. Mangano KIA 6 Feb 1945 Engineers

Pvt First Class Ashur A. Handel KIA 14 Dec 1944 78th Div

Cmdr Bruce Nystrom KIA 2 Dec 1966

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Try This

 

attachicon.gifPurple Hearts Numbers.pdf

 

 

 

Yes your link opens without one having to purchase Adobe PDF conversion. I see all the columns (36 pages) but no year or other info? Does it mean if a number is listed then one can contact the original poster and he will sell you the info regarding the # and what the Vet did to have it awarded to him ? Richard

 


Wanted: WWI ID'ed USMC Green Wool Uniform and ANYTHING documented to my Dad's Iwo Jima outfit: 21st Marines 3rd Div.

Items marked "Marquet, Marquett, or Marquette"

 

 

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Yes your link opens without one having to purchase Adobe PDF conversion. I see all the columns (36 pages) but no year or other info? Does it mean if a number is listed then one can contact the original poster and he will sell you the info regarding the # and what the Vet did to have it awarded to him ? Richard

 

From post #1

 

"If you find your medal number and want like to know more, I can help fill in the blanks. For a fee, you will get the name, ASN, General Order number and date, unit of the award recipient, and a copy of the General Order entry for your soldier." Fee $50

 

Feel free to message or email me (swagme@gmail.com) with any questions.

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I'm working on an updated list. It's been a long, arduous process but I'm going through and double checking all medal numbers, ASNs, etc. A new pdf (hopefully one that will easily open) will be posted once I complete it.

 

Kevin


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Time to downsize! I'm selling off a large portion of my collection. Message me for the most up to date list of items.

I have American and foreign; Army, Air Force, and Navy; Span-Am War to current; mostly originals but some reproductions.

 

Always looking for numbered Purple Hearts and Silver Stars. Message me if you have any, maybe we can make a deal.

 

Looking for Purple Heart number 172669.

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I have one in the 101K range...I noticed there are none listed in the 100K range....Does this mean these haven't been researched yet?....Bodes

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I have one in the 101K range...I noticed there are none listed in the 100K range....Does this mean these haven't been researched yet?....Bodes

 

Probably either because the records haven't been found, or, most likely, it was never recorded anywhere.


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Probably either because the records haven't been found, or, most likely, it was never recorded anywhere.

Oh well..Thanks Dave, Bodes

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Dave hit the nail on the head. I personally have only read through approximately 454 General Orders, but there are still more out there to go through.

 

Kevin

 

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Time to downsize! I'm selling off a large portion of my collection. Message me for the most up to date list of items.

I have American and foreign; Army, Air Force, and Navy; Span-Am War to current; mostly originals but some reproductions.

 

Always looking for numbered Purple Hearts and Silver Stars. Message me if you have any, maybe we can make a deal.

 

Looking for Purple Heart number 172669.

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Page opened for me. No problem. Great research.

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I am searching for information on numbered purple heart #354543. It is accompanied by numbered soldier's medal #2541.

 

Any help would be much appreciated.


Benjamin Mack-Jackson

Founder, WWII Veterans History Project
WW2VeteransHistoryProject.com

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How hard is it going to be to find information on these 2 purple hearts?

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Thanks Steve

 

Those numbers are from pre- WWII Purple Hearts. The medals will be engraved. They are always engraved below 70,000 .

 

The numbers are not traceable.

 

You can however order the award cards through the NARA via researcher. There are a number of researchers on this forum who will do it for a fee.

 

The names on a WWI PH can usually be pinpointed to a unit through Ancestry.com.

 

Kurt


!!!! WANTED !!!!

WWII Prisoner of War items : Medals, Mail, Diaries, Photos, Documents, Scrapbooks + More

WWII Naval Aviation Groupings : Medals, Documents, Scrapbooks, Photos, Flight Logs, Flight Jackets + More

 


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Big update to the Purple Heart number list. The list of numbers, both Purple Heart and Silver Star, has jumped to around 14,000. This information was culled from over 700 General Orders over the course of six years and many, many man hours of data entry. If you have a matching number, for $60 I'll provide you with the name, Army service number (ASN), Rank, General Order and issuing authority, medal number, and (if available) unit of the recipient. Browse through it to see if your Purple Heart number is listed.

This information will increase the value of your medal significantly. An unnamed yet numbered medal has value, but that same medal with a name has far more value. And the information from the General Order is a good spring board for further research of that individual (such as obtaining their service record from St. Louis). Who knows, maybe your medal was awarded to a member of the FSSF, a Colonel, or a French officer. Your medal is worth significantly more with the right information.

Feel free to message or email me (swagme@gmail.com)

The list is a large file so I have broken it down into three manageable files. Attached is the first part.

 

Kevin

 

PH Numbers for Posting vol 1.pdf


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Time to downsize! I'm selling off a large portion of my collection. Message me for the most up to date list of items.

I have American and foreign; Army, Air Force, and Navy; Span-Am War to current; mostly originals but some reproductions.

 

Always looking for numbered Purple Hearts and Silver Stars. Message me if you have any, maybe we can make a deal.

 

Looking for Purple Heart number 172669.

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Time to downsize! I'm selling off a large portion of my collection. Message me for the most up to date list of items.

I have American and foreign; Army, Air Force, and Navy; Span-Am War to current; mostly originals but some reproductions.

 

Always looking for numbered Purple Hearts and Silver Stars. Message me if you have any, maybe we can make a deal.

 

Looking for Purple Heart number 172669.

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And part three...

 

PH Numbers for Posting vol 3.pdf


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Time to downsize! I'm selling off a large portion of my collection. Message me for the most up to date list of items.

I have American and foreign; Army, Air Force, and Navy; Span-Am War to current; mostly originals but some reproductions.

 

Always looking for numbered Purple Hearts and Silver Stars. Message me if you have any, maybe we can make a deal.

 

Looking for Purple Heart number 172669.

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I just used this amazing service, and am thrilled with the results. Worth every penny and then some.


Always looking for uniquely marked helmets, WWI and WWII American Field Service items, WWII and earlier USMC items and named or numbered medals and medal groups.


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