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WW2 Carrier Pigeon and Undecoded Message Found In Chimney 287

Posted by Soulskill
from the flue-the-coop dept.
BigBadBus writes "The BBC is reporting that the remains of a World War 2 carrier pigeon were found during renovation of a chimney in England. What is interesting is that the pigeon's remains still had its message attached to the leg ring; even more interesting, this is the first recorded instance of a code being used rather than plain text. The successor to WW2 code-breaking HQ Bletchley Park, the GCHQ, is trying to decipher this unique code. Maybe a Slashdot reader can beat them to it?"
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WW2 Carrier Pigeon and Undecoded Message Found In Chimney

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