The next tale of courageous couriers is not your typical courier, but she did manage to save the lives of nearly 200 men trapped and surrounded during the Meuse-Argonne offensive in World War One.

In April of 1775, the Revolutionary War was imminent.

The Pony Express serves as one of the most iconic courier services in American history.

In 490 BC, Persians had sailed from Asia to crush Athens and Eretria for meddling in an attempted revolt in one of the Persian outlying city-states.

In the minds of many people, when they think of a courier service they think of the iconic image of a child on his paper route delivering papers.