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Offline TomSea

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‘Scotty’ from Star Trek Took Part in D-Day and was Shot 6 Times
Jan 5, 2019 Matthew Gaskill

In his lifetime, James Doohan fought with Klingons, Romulans, Greek gods, and a deep space probe named Nomad.

He struggled with interstellar engines, transporters, tribbles and William Shatner, but all of these fights paled in comparison to what he endured during WWII.

James “Jimmy” Doohan played the resourceful, hard-drinking and loyal “Scotty” on the original Star Trek series, a number of movies and reprised his role on Star Trek: The Next Generation. What many people outside the world of Star Trek fandom don’t know is that Doohan landed on the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944 — “D-Day”.

Read more at: https://www.thevintagenews.com/2019/01/05/james-doohan/

I saw this posted elsewhere early yesterday morning. I was not aware of this.

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Re: ‘Scotty’ from Star Trek Took Part in D-Day and was Shot 6 Times
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2019, 08:50:37 PM »
Poor guy was mistaken for a German soldier.  Rest in peace, "Scotty" and thank you for your service.


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