Photo Gallery: A Four-Legged War Hero
Foto: Imperial War Museum
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Photo Gallery: A Four-Legged War Hero

Wojtek the Bear The Nazis' Furriest Enemy

The tale is bizarre, but true. During World War II, an orphaned brown bear went from being a cuddly pet to an officially enlisted soldier in the Polish army, and reportedly saw fierce combat in Italy. Decades after the war and his death, "Wojtek" continues to be honored.
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