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Pinning for the great links in the comments that tells the actual story- The real story is very interesting all by itself :)

The last WWII soldier: didn't surrender until 1974! I remember reading about this in People magazine. His mom was still alive at the time and the photo of she and him were enough to make you cry.

World War I A field being ploughed using an elephant commandeered from a Belgium zoo by the German army (Belgium). Ca. 1915.