Oldest Medal of Honor Recipient Dies in Oregon
Bob Maxwell was a hero, plain and simple. He shielded his fellow soldiers from a German hand grenade and took a lot of shrapnel and saved a lot of lives. This is movie-quality heroism. The brave Medal of Honor recipient passed away peacefully at his home in Bend, OR. Bob was known as a kind, warm man with a sense of humor, according to a statement released by OR representative Greg Walden.