American Hero, Carmine Moliterno's story is a MUST read; especially for the younger generations who have forgotten the purpose of what it means to be a real man.
Throughout the history of warfare, heroes have always been characterized as doing something extraordinary in the face of imminent danger; yet each time they are asked, the answer is always the same, “I was just doing my job.”
Born November 27, 1917, Joe Johnston was one of twelve siblings from small town America. He was raised in a rural setting and graduated from a small high school in 1938. Prior to the start of World War II, he began earning a living as a miner where the days were long and filled with constant danger – something that would dog him in his next job as well.