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Meet The Most Adorably Terrifying Soldier Ever

A tribute to Wojtek the "soldier bear" and his heroic career with the Polish Army during World War II.

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In 1942 the members of Poland's 22nd Artillery Supply Company found a war orphan while campaigning in Iran.


Rather than let this poor guy face the wilds himself, the soldiers took him in. They named him Wojtek, which means "he who enjoys war" or "the smiling warrior"

Wojtek even helped the Allies win by delivering ammunition during the Battle of Monte Cassino. According to reports, the bear never dropped a single crate as he transported explosives.

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