On #ThisDayinHistory 1782, General George Washington, creates the “Badge for Military Merit, ” now known as the Purple Heart #AceHistoryDesk reports

#AceHistoryNews – Aug.07: The badge was to be presented to soldiers for “any singularly meritorious action” and permitted its wearer to pass guards and sentinels without challenge: The honoree’s name and regiment were also to be inscribed in a “Book of Merit.” The Order of the Purple Heart, the oldest American military decoration for military merit, is awarded to members of the U.S. armed forces who have been killed or wounded in action against an enemy #AceHistoryDesk reports

https://t.me/HistoricalPics/9079: It is also awarded to soldiers who have suffered maltreatment as a prisoner of war: This particular Purple Heart was awarded to Tobias Frazier, a Choctaw Indian code talker during World War I. #PurpleHeartDay #CodeTalker #WWI #ChoctawHistory #USHistory #History #OTD #AceHistoryNews

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On #ThisDayinHistory 1945, The United States becomes the first and only nation to use atomic weaponry during wartime when it drops an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima that began the ‘ Cold War ‘ after killing at least 80,000 people #AceHistoryDesk reports

#AceHistoryNews – Aug.07: Though the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan marked the end of World War II, many historians argue that it also ignited the Cold War. On August 6, 1945, the American bomber Enola Gay dropped a five-ton bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima #AceHistoryDesk reports

https://t.me/HistoricalPics/9077: A blast equivalent to the power of 15,000 tons of TNT reduced four square miles of the city to ruins and immediately killed 80,000 people: Tens of thousands more died in the following weeks from wounds and radiation poisoning……………….Three days later, another bomb was dropped on the city of Nagasaki, killing nearly 40,000 more people…………….A few days later, Japan announced its surrender. #Hiroshima #history #WWII #Atomicbomb #OTD #AceHistoryNews

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