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Old 11-06-2012, 09:03 AM
Freddy the Pig Freddy the Pig is offline
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Originally Posted by dimmy derko View Post
I can't concentrate on what the code possibly meant as I'm still trying to get my head around a bomber crew taking an Emergency Homing Pigeon with them. Did they have little cages for them or were they tucked in the rucksack as standard kit?
Just because the message was addressed to bomber command, is there any reason to think it was released from a bomber? (My workplace is blocking the linked article so I can't read it.) Isn't it more likely it was released from a coastal or offshore spotter?