Saturday, July 25, 2015

The War of the Birds-how pigeons were used for WW2 espionage

"The War of the Birds" is a 48 minute documentary on youtube.  It was produced by Atlantic Productions and first appeared on Animal Planet.  Here is the link to watch it:

It covers how lives were saved at the Battle of Arnhem because of a message delivered by a pigeon, how pigeons were used for espionage by the Allies and by the Germans, and how thousands of pigeons were used on D-Day.

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