Information on working terriers, dogs, natural history, hunting, and the environment, with occasional political commentary as I see fit. This web log is associated with the Terrierman.com web site.
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
The Finest Military Intelligence 100 Years Ago
One hundreds years ago, during World War I, dovecotes were loaded onto trucks in order to facilitate battle field communication. About 100,000 pigeons were used by the British in World War I, and they delivered 95% of their messages.