A Polish Bear Story

  WOJTEK THE SOLDIER BEAR DYMITR SZAWL In the spring of 1942 following the release of Polish prisoners and deportees in the labour camps in Siberia, the main route out of the Soviet Union was across the Caspian Sea to Persia or Iran as it is known today.  A new Polish Army was being formed … Continue reading “A Polish Bear Story”

Grumpy the early days. I must of been a handful for my “Teachers”

My kind of a guy! For those too young to know this: Augusto Pinochet From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Pinochet” redirects here. For the social critic, see Tancredo Pinochet. This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Pinochet and the second or maternal family name is Ugarte. Augusto Pinochet President of Chile In office 17 December 1974 – … Continue reading “Grumpy the early days. I must of been a handful for my “Teachers””