140) Captain James Doohan
Before He was Scotty, He was Shot Six Times During World War II
Born: 3 March 1920, Vancouver, Canada
Died: 20 July 2005, Redmond, Washington State, United States of America
During the Invasion of Normandy (Also known as D-Day) James was shot six times and lost a finger, something he tried to hide while filming Star Trek.
James was a part of the Canadian Army that landed on Juno Beach. That night he was machine gunned—shot six times (Some sources say by friendly fire and others don’t specify). Four hit his leg, one shot off his middle finger, and a sixth would have hit his chest had it not been stopped by a silver cigarette case in his pocket.
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