Wojtek the WWII Bear

Collection by Leah Davis Glawe

7 
Pins
 • 
96 
Followers
Leah Davis Glawe
20 Images of Corporal Wojtek, the Polish Bear and Hero of WWII. First Ladies, Wojtek Bear, Bear Statue, Italian Campaign, Fiction, History Magazine, Second World, World War Two, Retro

Story of Poland's 'soldier bear' Wojtek turned into film

The story of Wojtek the bear, who was "enlisted" into the Polish army in World War II, has been turned into a documentary.

Move over, Paddington! He had a taste for vodka and adored wrestling with his army buddies - now the makers of The Snowman are to tell the heart-melting story of the bear named Wojtek who went to war Animals And Pets, Funny Animals, Cute Animals, Wojtek Bear, Animal Magic, Bear Art, American War, Funny Animal Pictures, North Africa

Wojtek, the soldier bear from the Polish Army

On 7th November an unusual ceremony took place in Edinburgh: a monument to a soldier bear was unveiled to hundreds of people gathered in the middle of town. The statue had been commissioned by the Wojtek Memorial Trust, an organisation set up in 2008 by Aileen Orr. She is also...

This is Wojtek, raised from birth by the Polish artillery supply company during WWII he became famous for hand carrying munitions to artillery encampments in the battles of monte cassino. Wojtek Bear, Battle Of Monte Cassino, Poland Ww2, American Black Bear, Sloth Bear, Animal Help, Brown Bear, World War Two, Polar Bear

War bear Wojtek to hit the big screen - Deadline News

A BEAR renowned for its help in some of the most significant battles of the Second World War is to have a Hollywood film made about him. Wojtek, a Syrian brown bear who drank two bottles of beer a day, fought alongside Polish soldiers during the war before spending his final years at Edinburgh zoo. […]

Post with 4206 votes and 139880 views. The Heart-Melting Story Of Wojtek, The Soldier Bear Wojtek Bear, Battle Of Monte Cassino, Poland Ww2, Italian Campaign, Animal Magic, Bear Cubs, Historical Maps, My Heritage, Retro

Bear Soldier Wojtek - Beauty will save

Bear Soldier Wojtek, World War II, unusual soldier, adopted, 22nd Artillery, Polish II Corps, fed with milk, bottle, unofficial mascot, unique, Great War