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Please join us today as we remember not only the human sacrifice of wars and conflict but also the countless animal sacrifices that go alongside them.
Over 16 million animals fought alongside man in WWI with 9 million of these tragically never making it back home. 100,000 of these were homing pigeons, tasked with carrying crucial messages across enemy lines; a task in which they had a 95% success rate where others failed.
Their jobs helped troops relay their positions and tactics to higher command and played a vital role in making WWI and WWII how we remember them today. It seems a shame with their noble pedigree that some still consider them ‘vermin’, today…