Witches Around the Globe: The Canadian Prairie. The witches of the Canadian prairie are lonesome, determined creatures. They know what it is to struggle, and yet what they do best is persist. Surrounded by grassland and blue skies, these witches are formed with the heat of the sun in their veins, and their fingers are blessed to grow, to heal, to love.
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..