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Max Thompson
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Sergeant Thompson's company was occupying a position on a hill near Haaren, Germany, when attacked by an enemy infantry battalion supported by tanks. The assault was preceded by an artillery concentration, lasting an hour, which inflicted heavy casualties on the company. While moving wounded men to cover, Sergeant Thompson observed that the enemy had overrun the positions of the 3d Platoon. He immediately attempted to stem the enemy's advance single-handedly. He manned an abandoned machinegun and fired on the enemy until a direct hit from a hostile tank destroyed the gun. Shaken and dazed, he picked up an automatic rifle and although alone he fired burst after burst, halting the leading elements. He took up a rocket gun and fired on a tank, setting it on fire. By evening the enemy had been driven from the greater part of the position but still held three pillboxes. Darkness having fallen and finding that fire of his squad was ineffective from a distance, Sergeant Thompson crawled forward alone within 20 yards of one and fired grenades into it. The Germans concentrated their fire upon him. Though wounded, he held his position fearlessly, continued his grenade fire, and finally forced the enemy to abandon the blockhouse.
- Barbara LeClaire
 Added: Jan. 27, 2008
 

- Sal Mineo Fan
 Added: Nov. 30, 2007
 

- Kat
 Added: Nov. 30, 2007
 
Rest in peace. God Bless you.
- OffTheWall101
 Added: Sep. 23, 2007
 

- Bill Klauk
 Added: Jul. 21, 2007
 

- Sal Mineo Fan
 Added: Jul. 21, 2007
 
Thank you for our freedom.
- Republican
 Added: Jul. 21, 2007
 

- TD Miller
 Added: Jul. 21, 2007
 

- TD Miller
 Added: Jul. 21, 2007
 

- Cubbiegirl
 Added: Jul. 20, 2007
 

- Paul (Dakota) S
 Added: May. 5, 2007
 

- Sgt. Rock
 Added: Dec. 18, 2006
 

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Nov. 30, 2006
 

- Sal Mineo Fan
 Added: Nov. 30, 2006
 

- Medora
 Added: Nov. 30, 2006
 

- gaby hayes
 Added: Nov. 26, 2006
 
Your bravery will never be forgotten. You are a hero. May you rest in eternal peace
- Jill
 Added: Aug. 12, 2006
 

- Medora
 Added: Jul. 21, 2006
 
Happy Birthday.. R.I.P.
- Cougar
 Added: Jul. 21, 2006
 

- Sal Mineo Fan
 Added: Jul. 21, 2006
 
In memory.
-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 21, 2006
 

- SSG. Peter Duras USAR
 Added: Jul. 21, 2006
 

- gaby hayes
 Added: Jul. 19, 2006
 

- Doug Lind
 Added: Jul. 5, 2006
 

-Anonymous
 Added: May. 1, 2006
 
Thank You!
- Karen (Billheimer) Fisher
 Added: May. 1, 2006
 

- Dennis Alan Deel
 Added: Nov. 30, 2005
 

- Peggy Gernon
 Added: Nov. 30, 2005
 

- SSG. Peter Duras USAR
 Added: Nov. 30, 2005
 

- Daniel Tudor
 Added: Nov. 30, 2005
 

- Molly & Katies Mom~**~
 Added: Nov. 30, 2005
 
Rest in peace.
- SSG. Peter Duras USAR
 Added: Nov. 30, 2005
 

- jimbo
 Added: Oct. 1, 2005
 

- Me & Badger ♥
 Added: Sep. 23, 2005
 
We are proud of you, Cousin Max. Rest in Peace.
- 1LT Phil Williams
 Added: Aug. 24, 2005
 
Thank you!!
- Sagacious
 Added: Jul. 22, 2005
 
Rest in heavenly peace.
- NorthStar
 Added: Jul. 21, 2005
 
Happy Birthday!
- Tracey Reid
 Added: Jul. 21, 2005
 
Thank you.
- Laura Tips
 Added: Jul. 21, 2005
 
Happy Heavenly Birthday!
- A Marine's Daughter
 Added: Jul. 21, 2005
 
REPOSE EN PAIX!
- quebecoise
 Added: Jun. 11, 2005
 
God bless you, and may you rest in peace.
- Trisha W.
 Added: Nov. 30, 2004
 
Rest In Peace
- Ginny Babb
 Added: Nov. 30, 2004
 
Thank you for your service, your leadership, and your courage.

Rest in peace Sgt. Thompson.
- W. R. L.
 Added: May. 31, 2004
 

- Charles Smith
 Added: May. 31, 2004
 

- God Bless & R.I.P. ~ Daughter Of An Angel ~
 Added: Sep. 12, 2003
 

- grave hunter
 Added: Sep. 12, 2003
 
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