#3962 – 2005 37c Distinguished Marines: Lewis B. Puller

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U.S. #3962
37¢ Lewis B. Puller
Distinguished Marines
 
Issue Date: November 10, 2005
City: Washington, DC
Quantity: 60,000,000
Printed By: Ashton-Potter (USA) Ltd
Printing Method: Lithographed
Perforations:
Serpentine Die Cut 11 x 10.5
Color: Multicolored
 
Lewis B. Puller
Lieutenant General Lewis Burwell Puller (1898-1971), born in West Point, Virginia, enlisted in the Marines in 1918. Placed on inactive reserve duty at the end of World War I, Puller immediately enlisted in the regular Corps. He led native troops against bandits in Haiti and Nicaragua, where he won two Navy Crosses – the second-highest award for combat heroism.
 
Puller earned a third Navy Cross on Guadalcanal in World War II. In one action alone, his Marines killed 1,400 hostile troops, held ground until reinforcements arrived, and suffered fewer than 70 casualties.
 
Puller’s fourth Navy Cross was awarded for action on Cape Gloucester, New Britain, in 1944. When the leaders of two battalions were wounded, he took over and moved through heavy fire to command their units.
 
The fifth and final Navy Cross Puller earned was in the Korean War during the bitter Chosin Reservoir battle. Although surrounded, he led the Marines out, fighting continuously in sub-zero weather, bringing fallen and wounded men and vital equipment with them.
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U.S. #3962
37¢ Lewis B. Puller
Distinguished Marines
 
Issue Date: November 10, 2005
City: Washington, DC
Quantity: 60,000,000
Printed By: Ashton-Potter (USA) Ltd
Printing Method: Lithographed
Perforations:
Serpentine Die Cut 11 x 10.5
Color: Multicolored
 
Lewis B. Puller
Lieutenant General Lewis Burwell Puller (1898-1971), born in West Point, Virginia, enlisted in the Marines in 1918. Placed on inactive reserve duty at the end of World War I, Puller immediately enlisted in the regular Corps. He led native troops against bandits in Haiti and Nicaragua, where he won two Navy Crosses – the second-highest award for combat heroism.
 
Puller earned a third Navy Cross on Guadalcanal in World War II. In one action alone, his Marines killed 1,400 hostile troops, held ground until reinforcements arrived, and suffered fewer than 70 casualties.
 
Puller’s fourth Navy Cross was awarded for action on Cape Gloucester, New Britain, in 1944. When the leaders of two battalions were wounded, he took over and moved through heavy fire to command their units.
 
The fifth and final Navy Cross Puller earned was in the Korean War during the bitter Chosin Reservoir battle. Although surrounded, he led the Marines out, fighting continuously in sub-zero weather, bringing fallen and wounded men and vital equipment with them.