Monday, November 19, 2012


Pigeons resting in a date marker, part of the Mont Valérien WWII memorial outside of Paris, are reminders that carrier pigeons played an important message-bearing role during both world wars. If you haven't heard the news story about the remains of a WWII carrier pigeon with its secret coded message intact being recently found in an English chimney, click here.

un pigeon voyageur:  a carrier or homing pigeon
par pigeon voyageur:  by pigeon post
un pigeon messager:  a messenger pigeon
une colombophile:  a pigeon fancier

©2012 P.B. Lecron

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