Lee Marvin (February 19, 1924 – August 29, 1987) 
Before his acting career Marvin served in the 4th Marine Division in WWII. During the Battle of Saipan most of his company were killed during the assault on Mount Tapochau. Marvin received wounds to his buttocks from an enemy machine gun, severing his sciatic nerve. He was discharged as a Private First Class and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Lee Marvin (February 19, 1924 – August 29, 1987) 

Before his acting career Marvin served in the 4th Marine Division in WWII. During the Battle of Saipan most of his company were killed during the assault on Mount Tapochau. Marvin received wounds to his buttocks from an enemy machine gun, severing his sciatic nerve. He was discharged as a Private First Class and was awarded the Purple Heart.


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