Originally Posted by TheVileOne
Easy way to explain Bucky:
-Before Cap rescued Bucky, he was experimented on by Zola. We have no idea what Zola did to him and might've put in Bucky's body. Maybe Bucky got a formula similar to the serums given to Red Skull and Cap.
-We never saw Bucky's body, so maybe whatever he got experimented on with helped save his life and maybe his body was recovered by HYDRA or unsavory enemies and he was transformed into the Winter Soldier.
that was my speculation as well. i still think its too bad they cant keep completely true to the comics and use the Soviets for the Winter Soldier.
oh well. i guess we'll just have to wait and see.