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The history of Wojtek, the Soldier Bear

Wojtek's story has its beginning in 1942, when in the mountains of Hamadan in Iran, a tiny bear was found by a local boy. Shortly afterward, on the way to Kandawaru he met a squad of Polish soldiers from General Władysław Anders' famous II Corps. The Poles helped the poor and hungry child by buying from him a mysterious package in exchange for some…
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