James Doohan was to gain fame as Scotty on Star Trek. But on the outbreak of War in 1939 he joined the Royal Canadian Artillery serving as a lieutenant in 13th Field Regiment in the U.K. He landed on D-Day at Juno beach where late in the day he was seriously wounded being hit four times in a friendly fire incident. Evacuated to the U.K, on recovery he trained as an AOP pilot, and served as an artillery spotter from 1945 to the wars end flying Austers..

Scott - Star Trek) joined Royal Canadian Artillery in served during World War II

Crazy awesome Canadian Snowbirds' selfie. :) Photo posted by Canadian Military News

:) Photo posted by Canadian Military News

2nd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry in Korea.

Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry in Korea.

An #RCAF CC-130J Hercules #FlyingInFormation alongside The Canadian Forces Snowbirds' CT-114 Tutors <--- Beautiful image!

An Hercules alongside The Canadian Forces Snowbirds' Tutors <--- Beautiful image!

An #RCAF CC-130J Hercules #FlyingInFormation alongside The Canadian Forces Snowbirds' CT-114 Tutors <--- Beautiful image!

An Hercules alongside The Canadian Forces Snowbirds' Tutors <--- Beautiful image!

Captain Andy Foulds demonstrates how to hold a flamethrower. (Bill Olson, LAC – PA142711)

Captain Andy Foulds demonstrates how to hold a flamethrower.

Beautiful pic of Vera, one of the last surviving Lancaster bombers!

Beautiful pic of Vera, one of the last surviving Lancaster bombers!

A rare WW2 air-to-air photo of an @RCAF_ARC Cessna Crane serving with No.4 SFTS at Saskatoon.

A rare air-to-air photo of an Cessna Crane serving with SFTS at Saskatoon.

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