A Combat Marine Passes the Word
A veteran of the killing cold of Korea and the scalding heat of Vietnam explains the art of machine gunning to fledgling Marine officers.
One John Henry is known as a "steel-drivin' man." He's a folklore legend.
Another John Henry is known as a steel-jacketed, .30-caliber projectile-driving military man. Sometimes he's known as "John the Baptist."
He is real, and the military part of his life began in 1943.
If you are an MCA&F Member
OR Join the MCA&F to continue reading
By becoming a member of the Marine Corps Association & Foundation, you gain access to the entire library of articles from Leatherneck Magazine and the Marine Corps Gazette. Click here to sign up online and continue reading this article