WWII AMERICAN WAR PIGEON HERO
"G.I. JOE" 1943-1961
SAVED 1000 SOLDIERS
AWARDED DICKEN MEDAL
G.I. JOE's Dicken Medal citation reads,
"For prompt delivery of a message to XII Air Support Command, thereby preventing the bombing of advanced elements 56th (London) Division."
"G.I. JOE" was the only American war pigeon to receive the Dicken Medal. G.I. JOE's tribute appears in "The Flight" section on the website : http://www.pigeonsincombat.com