The Incredible True Story Of The Most Decorated Marine In History

Humble Beginnings

Seemingly destined for greatness, Lewis Burwell “Chesty” Puller was born in 1898 in West Point, Virginia. Puller had hopes to join the military from a tender age. His father sadly passed away when Puller was just a young boy of 10 years old. Desperate for masculine role models, Puller spent hours listening to heroic tales from the American Civil War, awed and inspired by the generals who fought in the war.