TIL a WW1 homing pigeon saved 194 men by continuing her flight after losing a leg, an eye and having been shot through the chest

TIL a homing pigeon saved 194 men by continuing her flight after losing a leg, an eye and having been shot through the chest

WWI covered live on Twitter: "Nov8 1915 Lillian Greuze sells $200 kiss ($4700 in 2015) "I am a patriot.I kiss for France!" https://t.co/Xkh1LRQcW8 https://t.co/WN6sjBIiNX"

WWI covered live on

WWI covered live on Twitter: "Nov8 1915 Lillian Greuze sells $200 kiss ($4700 in 2015) "I am a patriot.I kiss for France!" https://t.co/Xkh1LRQcW8 https://t.co/WN6sjBIiNX"

HMS Niger ( Royal Navy): World War I: The minesweeper was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel off Deal, Kent by SM U-12 ( Kaiserliche Marine) with the loss of a crew member.[8]

HMS Niger ( Royal Navy): World War I: The minesweeper was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel off Deal, Kent by SM ( Kaiserliche Marine) with the loss of a crew

HMS Cockchafer

Insect Class Gunboat HMS Cockchafer in company with her sister Insects;- HMS Cricket, HMS Glowworm, and HMS Cicala, circa 1939

TIL a British soldier was cut off from his regiment in 1914 and managed to hide in occupied territory in a wardrobe for 4 years with the Germans at one point even helping to move the wardrobe with him in it. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Fowler

TIL a British soldier was cut off from his regiment in 1914 and managed to hide in occupied territory in a wardrobe for 4 years with the Germans at one point even helping to move the wardrobe with him in it. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Fowler

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