Gustav, WWII signal hero pigeon

In the era of modern communication, we are used to transmitting all types of information in a dematerialized way, from emails to transfer platforms, including chatbots. However, transmission has sometimes taken very embodied forms. The story of Gustav the pigeon plunges us into a beautiful page in the history of our professions with a capital H, and shows us the crucial role that this extreme bird was able to play during D-Day as as communication channel. You thought only the owl from Harry Potter was capable of heroism? We rewind for an epic for the less columbidesque! 🤓 The birth of Agent Gustav The story begins in the United Kingdom during the First World War. The Royal Air Force and the intelligence services are convinced of the usefulness of pigeons for sending strategic messages. Indeed, these carriers of information have a predisposition of size. A faculty to…

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