Adolf Hitler with his favorite Altatian, Blondie, at his mountain retreat. Hitler had Blondie poisoned shortly before he and his wife, Eva Braun, committed suicide on April 30, 1945.
Often, animals had special protection built for them for the brutal air-raids that took place during World War II. Here, a large snake at the Regent Park Zoo (in London) is placed for safe-keeping in a box built for housing the snake when air-raids take place.
A Dead German Soldier trapped on Barbed wire at The Eastern Front during WW1. https://www.facebook.com/pages/As-tears-petrified-in-the-ground-14-18-WWI/610711125633069
The result of a direct hit upon a German dugout near Guillemont during the Battle of the Somme, September 1916.https://www.facebook.com/pages/As-tears-petrified-in-the-ground-14-18-WWI/610711125633069
World War II, 24th October 1940, London, England, A steel helmeted PDSA (People's Dispensary For Sick Animals) official, rescues cats from the wreckage of a bombed East London building (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)