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Tweets from D-Day: How pigeons earned their wings

Gustav the pigeon receives the PDSA Dickin Medal for bringing back news of D-Day. Picture: PA

Gustav the pigeon receives the PDSA Dickin Medal for bringing back news of D-Day. Picture: PA

  • by TOM PUGH
 

They were the original tweeters – pigeons who acted as vital message carriers to relay urgent news about the D-Day landings.

 

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