C A youthful soldier of Hitlerjugend plays with a kitten on the glacias plate of his Panzer MKIV. He is wearing the distinctive Italian camouflage material popular to the unit in Normandy. His Iron Cross First Class is pinned to his pocket.
These Are the Brave and Fluffy Cats Who Served in World War I
Two men of the Battalion, Gordon Highlanders Division) with their pet cat, "Martinpuich," August Cats made great trench mascots. Nothing could tackle the mice and rats like a feline mascot in the trench.