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Operation Columba--The Secret Pigeon Service

The Untold Story of World War II Resistance in Europe

Operation Columba--The Secret Pigeon Service( )
Author: Corera, Gordon
ISBN:978-0-06-266708-3
Publication Date:Oct 2019
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:William Morrow Paperbacks
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.99
Book Description:

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.

Between 1941 and 1944, British intelligence dropped sixteen thousand homing pigeons in an arc across Nazi-occupied Europe, from Bordeaux, France to Copenhagen, Denmark, as part of a spy operation code-named...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / World War Ii
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.312 x 8 x 0.82 Inches
Book Weight:0.61 Pounds



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