Vintage Wings of Canada - May 19, 2020

 
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War Birds

 
Ladies and Gentlemen Aviators
 
During the first years of the Second World War, an RAF bomber crew might include a pilot, a navigator, a wireless operator, one or two gunners and possibly a bomb aimer and flight engineer. But no matter the aircraft type, most sorties also included two other souls aboard—two googly-eyed, head-bobbing, cooing homing pigeons of the RAF Pigeon Service. Some were even awarded medals for meritorious service.
 
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