Joseph Greenstein ~ The Mighty Atom

Joseph Greenstein ~ The Mighty AtomHis real name was Joseph Greenstein but he was better known as "The Mighty Atom" ...and he became one of the greatest known "Strongmen" of all time despite the fact that he stood only 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighed in at 140 pounds.  As a young boy in Poland, young Joseph Greenstein was befriended by a Russian champion named Volanko, who taught him the secrets of strengthing his mind. as well as his body.

The Mighty Atom bent horseshoes, broke chains chest expansion, bite nails in two, held back airplanes and even once stopped a bullet... The Atom's student Slim "The Hammer Man" Farman also went on to perform strength amazing feats of strength, many of which will never be duplicated. 

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