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Old June 6 2014, 09:02 PM   #1
JT Perfecthair
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Remembering D-Day and Doohan

Remembering D-Day and all those that fought there, including the incredible actions of a young James Doohan on the beaches, from wiki:

"His first combat was the invasion of Normandy at Juno Beach on D-Day. Shooting two snipers, Doohan led his men to higher ground through a field of anti-tank mines, where they took defensive positions for the night. Crossing between command posts at 11:30 that night, Doohan was hit by six rounds fired from a Bren gun by a nervous Canadian sentry, four in his leg, one in the chest, and one through his right middle finger. The bullet to his chest was stopped by a silver cigarette case given to him by his brother. His right middle finger had to be amputated, something he would conceal during his career as an actor."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Doohan

Thanks to all vets.

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