Sam Bonanno, a resident of Southampton Estates, was recently honored with a replica purple heart in long overdue recognition of injuries sustained while fighting in the Pacific theater during World War II. The 94-year-old Marine's remarkable story was covered by the Bucks County Courier Times, which you can read by clicking the link below.

Warminster honors World War II veteran

After years of trying to corroborate his story, a World War II veteran from Warminster will recieve a replica Purple Heart medal. Samuel Bonanno has numerous medals for the battles he fought in during World War II. But he's missing one: the Purple Heart, the award given to soldiers who were wounded in battle.