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November 02, 2012

The letter reaches its destination

The remains of a heroic World War II carrier pigeon, have been discovered in a chimney in Surrey. Work has begun at Bletchley Park and GCHQ to decode its message; hopefully, not time critical.

Pigeons at war: The Air Ministry Pigeon Section, memorialized at Bletchley Park..

For gallantry: Thirty two pigeons were decorated during the War with the Dickin Medal, the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at November 2, 2012 08:48 AM