Cub found in Iran was adopted by soldiers.To get Wojtek (bear) on a British transport ship he was officially drafted corporal in Polish Army. Numerous accounts of the Battle of Monte Cassino, Wojtek helped by transporting ammunition – never dropping a single crate. In recognition of the bear's popularity, the HQ approved an effigy of a bear holding an artillery shell as the official emblem of the 22nd Co then renamed to 22nd Transport Co.
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Troops of the Polish 22 Transport Artillery Company (Army Service Corps, 2nd Polish Corps) watch as one of their comrades play wrestles with Wojtek (Voytek) their mascot bear during their service in the Middle East.