Purple Heart (Ethiopia)

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The Ethiopian Purple Heart is a medal of Federal Republic of Ethiopia similar to U.S. Purple Heart, which is given to military personnel wounded during a war action.

The medal is heart-shaped; in the center of the heart there are two crossed swords on a red background. Above the heart there is a suspension bar with the inscription "wounded in action" in Amharic language on a green background. The ribbon of the medal is red.

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