Spies in the sky


Spies in the sky

During the Second World War  the British initiated a secret operation to bring back intelligence from those living under Nazi occupation in Europe – using messages folded into tiny canisters tied to the legs of homing pigeons. The following is an extract from Secret Pigeon Service: Operation Columba, Resistance and the Struggle to Liberate Europe by Gordon Corera and published by William Collins, 2018.

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Submitted by : MLH on 2018-09-20 20:01:07
More please. I am fascinated by this and other war stories, probably courtesy of a father in the RAF, who won a DFC during WW2.

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