If you’re ever in Edinburgh, stop and see his monument. Erected in honor of the “Soldier Bear” and his keeper. The orphaned brown bear who helped to win a World War.

via February 25, 1944 Soldier Bear — Today in History

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Machine lance corporal Wilhelm Küllertz Life stages or Fate cannot be planned Created by Willi Küllertz in November 2018 Chapter One Wilhelm Küllertz was born on June 6th, 1925. He was the second child of Johann Küllertz and Bernhardine Küllertz, née Nieländer. His family was living in Katscher which was in the district of Leobschütz […]

via A Sailor’s Story – Chapter One — A sailor’s story/Les souvenirs de guerre d’un marin/Eine Seemannsgeschichte