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Cher Ami the Heroic Pigeon of WWI Who Saved nearly 200 lives

They called him a bird-brain, but it wasn’t an insult. He was known to fly from battle, but no one called him a coward. He spent the entirety of his military service stark naked, but no one thought that odd. When he saved nearly 200 men despite being heavily injured, everyone agreed his heroics should be honored, even though he wasn’t even human.

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