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The "History" section of the November edition of National Geographic estimated the number of Purple Hearts given. Among the earliest civilians to receive the award were nine firefighters of the Honolulu Fire Department killed or wounded while fighting fires at Hickam Field during the attack on Pearl Harbor. A "wound" is defined as an injury to any part of the body from an outside force or agent sustained under one or more of the conditions listed above. Prior to , service departments would review all available records, including older service records, and service histories, to determine if a veteran warranted a retroactive Purple Heart. The Badge of Military Merit was only awarded to three Revolutionary War soldiers by Gen. National Geographic November In , there remained , Purple Heart medals in stock.