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Order of Glory Third Class Awarded to Medal of Honor Recipient

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Gents,

  It does not get better than this.  United States Army Medal of Honor recipient Technical Sergeant Max Thompson who was also awarded the Order of Glory Third Class.  Read more about him here:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Thompson_(Medal_of_Honor

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slava1stclass

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Quite interesting! That's the second Army Medal of Honor recipient I know of who received a Soviet order. What's also interesting is that the version of Medal of Honor he's wearing was phased out (supposedly) before he earned his...but there you go...evidence to the contrary!

 

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On ‎4‎/‎22‎/‎2017 at 18:19, NavyFCO said:

That's the second Army Medal of Honor recipient I know of who received a Soviet order.

Gents,

  Click on the words "Reply to Pattons Soviet Awards" below to be directed to information on the other MH recipient NavyFCO describes above.

Regards,

slava1stclass

 

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Mention of Sergeant Max Thompson in the award decree signed by KALININ on 13 June 1945.

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The original decoration order for Max Thompson was issued by the 4th Guards Army on 20 May 1945. 

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