Adrian Carton de Wiart

Adrian Carton de Wiart

British soldier Adrian Carton de Wiart was a veteran of four wars. He survived separate instances of being shot in the face, head, stomach, ankle, leg, hip, and ear. He survived two plane crashes; tunneled out of a POW camp; and bit off his own fingers when a doctor refused to amputate them. He later said, “Frankly I had enjoyed the war.”

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