Carrier Pigeon Communications

Gregory Flood - 3/4/2018

Check out this article by David Winkler in Seapower Magazine about the U.S. Navy's use of carrier pigeons: Carrier Pigeon Communications


See also this video: United States Navy pilot sends carrier pigeon with distress signal

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Lafayette Escadrille

A full year before the United States entered World War I—and two years before it sent its own planes into combat—a small group of well-heeled, well-educated idealistic young Americans were already in France eager to fight.

The First USS Laffey Sinks at Guadalcanal: November 13, 1942

On 13 November 1942, the first USS Laffey (DD-459) was sunk by the Japanese during the naval battle of Guadalcanal, less than a year after being commissioned.

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Vietnam Pinning Ceremony – April 4, 2020

VFW Post 12196 Charter Ceremony

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VFW Applauds Navy for Decision to Name Future Ship After Hero

WASHINGTON - Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) National Commander Matthew "Fritz" Mihelcic applauds Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del ...

VFW Mourns the Passing of Allen 'Gunner' Kent

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It is with a heavy heart, that the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) announces the passing of past VFW National Co...