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Wojtek the bear – Did you know this bear was a soldier?

Wojtek was a Syrian brown bear bought, as a young cub, at a railway station in Hamadan, Iran, by Polish II Corps soldiers who had been evacuated from the Soviet Union. In order to provide for his rations and transportation, he was eventually enlisted officially as a soldier with the rank of private, and was subsequently promoted to corporal During the Battle of Monte Cassino, in Italy in 1944, Wojtek helped move crates of ammunition and became a celebrity with visiting Allied generals and statesmen. After the war, mustered out of the Polish Army, he was billeted and lived out the rest of his life at the Edinburgh Zoo in Scotland. At a railroad station in Hamadan, Iran, on 8 April 19

History To Know

History is something which should always be remembered. In the given time we are busy building our future. Here we are to help you remember the past and know what you need to know.

History teaches us valuable lessons about human nature, and it also helps people learn to abandon incorrect assumptions.

“People without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots” – Marcus Garvey

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