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Operation Columba : the Secret Pigeon Service : the untold story of World War II resistance in Europe

by Corera, Gordon (Author)

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The fascinating, untold story of how British intelligence secretly used homing pigeons as part of a clandestine espionage operation to gather information, communicate, and coordinate with members of the Resistance to defeat the Nazis in occupied Europe during World War II. Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • Birth
  • The Special Pigeon Service
  • Leopold Vindictive
  • Arrival
  • Listening
  • Battle of the skies
  • Reaching out
  • Resistance
  • Secret agents
  • Undercover
  • Battle of the skies II
  • Capture
  • Interrogation and infiltration
  • The viscount
  • Trials and tribulations
  • Deception
  • The Americans are coming
  • Fates.
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