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Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. Awards Purple Heart to Wounded Soldier

Photo of Senator Lodge pinning Purple Heart on wounded soldier.
Massachusetts senator Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., awards the Purple Heart to a wounded soldier during a tour of the military hospital in Port Moresby, New Guinea, September 11, 1943. Senator Lodge resigned from the Senate in February 1944 to go on active duty in the U.S. Army.
credit: National Archives and Records Administration