Two carrier pigeons who flew on D-Day receive medals for gallantry.
Item title reads - D-Day fliers decorated.
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M/S of Mrs A. V. Alexander, wife of the First Lord of the Admiralty with Wing Commander Rayner. C/U of two carrier pigeons, Gustav and Paddy, who flew on D-Day and are to receive the Dickin medal for Gallantry from the P.D.S.A. (People's Dispensary for Sick Animals). The Wing Commander explains what each pigeon did and Mrs Alexander ties the medals around their necks and kisses them. C/U of the pigeons with their medals.