White Dove: Power Animal Symbol of Peace, Love, Maternity, Gentleness. As Spirit Messengers, Dove/Pigeon's gifts include - bringer of peace and love, understanding of gentleness, spirit messenger, communication between the two worlds, maternity, femininity, prophecy. The Dove represents peace of the deepest kind, soothes, quiets our worried and troubled thoughts, enables us to find renewal in the silence of mind. In moments of stillness we are able to appreciate the simple things in life.
The unsung animal heroes who risked their lives on the battlefield revealed
Joe, an American pigeon from Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, was the first non-British animal to be awarded the Dickin Medal after fearlessly saved the lives of the villagers of Calvi Vecchia, Italy during the Second World War
GUSTAV Gustav was a grizzle colored cock pigeon. His early missions saw him carrying messages out of occupied Belgium for the resistance. Gustav's message was the first word of the invasion to reach the British mainland, due to the fleet undergoing radio silence at the time. PADDY Paddy was an Irish carrier pigeon awarded the Dickin Medal after being the fastest pigeon to arrive back in England with news of the success of the D-Day invasion, out of hundreds dispatched. He flew 230…