Paratrooper killed in WWII receives honor

Pvt. Max Myers was killed on Oct. 7, 1944, during Operation Market Garden in Holland.
November 1, 2013 2:10:16 PM PDT
A paratrooper who served with the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment during World War was posthumously recognized for his actions during a ceremony at the 82nd Airborne Division Museum.

The ceremony honoring Pvt. Max Myers was held Friday.

Pvt. Max Myers was killed on Oct. 7, 1944, during Operation Market Garden in Holland. He was awarded the Purple Heart Medal on Jan. 2, 1945 and the Combat Medical Badge on July 21, 1945.

Myers was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his actions in the face of enemy small arms fire. His family accepted the awards on his behalf.

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