War (it is often said) is hell, and the emotional strain on the humans involved can often have a lasting effect. However, at least those brave heroes who enter into conflict have some understanding of what they are getting involved in. Not so for the countless animals that have entered into the fog of war. For them, it is a confusing spectacle bound together only by a sense of loyalty and duty.
Here are some animals that, through duty or folly, became involved in some of the largest global conflicts the world has ever known.