Wojtek the Bear [paperback]: Polish War Hero

Wojtek the Bear [paperback]: Polish War Hero

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This is the inspiring true story of one of the Second World War’s most unusual combatants – a 500-pound cigarette-smoking, beer-drinking brown bear. Originally adopted as a mascot by the Polish Army in Iran, Wojtek soon took on a more practical role, carrying heavy mortar rounds for the troops and going on to play his part as a fully enlisted ‘soldier’ with his own rank and number during the Italian campaign. After the war, Wojtek, along with some of his Polish… (more)

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Publisher: Birlinn (May 01, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 208 pages

File size: 1.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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World War II left indelible traces in our history even for the generations born after it ended. We owe it to ourselves never to forget.

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