Chesty Puller: The Quintessential Marine

Jul 07, 2018 · Chesty Puller studies the terrain during the Korean War. In Guadalcanal ten years later, Puller commanded a battalion holding a line a mile long against Japanese forces. With one man every five yards, Puller’s men held the line through six fierce assaults by a superior number of Japanese forces on the night of October 24, 1942.…

Lewis "Chesty" Puller - MarineParents.com®

Recruits also sing "Chesty Puller was a good Marine and a good Marine was he." While doing pull-ups, Marines sometimes encourage each other to "do one for Chesty!" Each year, Marine Corps Detachment from Fort Lee, Virginia, runs 66 miles from Fort Lee to Pullers grave at Christ Church cemetery in Saluda, Virginia in Puller's honor.…