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Private Wojtek the Bear (Entry 988.HO1308)

May 9, 201940 min
In which we follow an army of exiled Polish soldiers from Siberia to Iran to Scotland, and learn why they taught a Syrian brown bear to carry ammo and eat cigarettes. Certificate #41871. Learn more about your ad-choices at