General Order No. 3

Re-establishment of the Purple Heart medal  (1932) 
by Douglas MacArthur

February 22, 1932 [1]

By order of the President of the United States, the Purple Heart established by General George Washington at Newburgh, August 7, 1782, during the War of the Revolution, is hereby revived out of respect to his memory and military achievements.

By Order of the Secretary War:

Douglas MacArthur,


Chief of Staff

See alsoEdit

General Order No. 3 − February 22, 1932;

 Amended by…

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