Carrier Pigeon Code From World War 2 Era Stumps English Spy Agency
The Huffington Post | By Meredith Bennett-Smith
Posted: 11/26/2012 4:03 pm EST
A carrier pigeon's last wartime message has baffled the code breakers at Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), the spy agency in charge of signals intelligence.
The message consists of 27 handwritten blocks of five letters each, Phys.org reports. The note was attached to a pigeon whose skeletal remains were recently found by retired probation officer David Martin while doing work on his house in Surrey, England.
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