Secrets from World War II may have been found in a coded message attached to the skeleton of a carrier pigeon found in an English chimney.The bird was found when David Martin in Bletchingly, Surrey, was renovating his fireplace.......More than 250,000 carrier pigeons were used in World War II. They were called the National Pigeon Service and were relied on heavily to transport secret messages.During the war the Dickin Medal, which is the highest possible animal’s decoration for valor, was awarded to 32 pigeons, including the United States Army Pigeon Service’s G.I. Joe and the Irish pigeon Paddy.http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2012/11/wwii-carrier-p...
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