Biography

Bodey, Jan x. Pvt. USMC

Puller enlisted the help ofJones in finding another important recruit --- “shotgun,” or bodyguard, to ride in the jeep with them in Korea.Jones found him quickly:Jan Bodey, a San Francisco iceman in civilian life who had spent years in the Corps, and had gone out after World War II, the result of a San Diego street fight in which he had allegedly tied tow sailors together by their arms.He was now back as a Frisco Reservist, and was reputed to be the strongest man in the Marines, as well as an expert with small arms.