Thursday, November 24, 2016

Use of pigeons in Syria and Palestine, 1944





Pigeons in Rome by D. Truong

(c) Crown copyright images reproduced by courtesy of The National Archives, London, UK
Catalog numbers:  WO169/16699  #40, #41




Friday, November 18, 2016

Mediterranean Pigeon Service reorganization, 1943




Pigeon in Rome by D. Truong


(c) Crown copyright images reproduced by courtesy of The National Archives, London, UK
Catalog numbers:  WO169/16699  #18, #19, #20, #21, #22, #23, #24, #25


 




Friday, November 11, 2016

Pigeons trained to deliver messages from Cyprus to caiques by the Middle Eastern Pigeon Service, July 1943





Pigeons in Rome  by D. Truong

(c) Crown copyright images reproduced by courtesy of The National Archives, London, UK
Catalog numbers:  WO169/11222  #68, #69, #70






Wednesday, November 2, 2016

1944 report on use of pigeons to deliver messages in Sicily and Italy











The British Army in Italy 1945

Commando Signallers prepare to release a carrier pigeon, Lake Comacchio area, April 4, 1945
  
Imperial War Museum Collection; originally from War Office Second     World War Official Collection

(c) Crown copyright images reproduced by courtesy of The National Archives, London, UK
Catalog numbers:  WO169/16699  #31, #32




Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Pigeon Service extricates more than 300 men from danger, 1944



Pigeon in Rome by D. Truong

(c) Crown copyright images reproduced by courtesy of The National Archives, London, UK
Catalog number:  WO169/16699  #30





Sunday, October 23, 2016

Use of pigeons by British and Americans, 1944






Pigeon in Rome by D. Truong

(c) Crown copyright images reproduced by courtesy of The National Archives, London, UK
Catalog number WO169/16699  #28



Microgram Pigeon Service, 1944






Pigeon in Rome by D. Truong

(c) Crown copyright images reproduced by courtesy of The National Archives, London, UK
Catalog number WO169/16699  #29