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
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