Friday, April 21, 2017

Plans for pigeons during Operation OVERLORD, 1944


(c) Crown copyright images reproduced by courtesy of The National Archives, London, UK
Catalog numbers:  AIR2/5041  #156, #157, #160, #169, #170



Saturday, April 15, 2017

Methods of dropping pigeons for airborne operations, 1943



Pigeon in Rome by D. Truong


(c) Crown copyright images reproduced by courtesy of The National Archives, London, UK
Catalog numbers:  AIR23/1003  #00021, #00022, #00023





Friday, April 7, 2017

PIgeons in Italy, 1944


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Catalog numbers:  WO169/16699  #128, #137, #138




Saturday, April 1, 2017

Flights by pigeons, 1944


Pigeon in Rome by D. Truong

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Catalog number:  WO169/16699  #121





Sunday, March 26, 2017

Lofts to be set up in Iraq, Aden, and East Africa; captured lofts to serve as invaluable means of communication, 1943


Pigeons in Rome by D. Truong


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Catalog numbers:  WO169/11222  #111, 112



Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Boomerang 2-way pigeon service training instructions, 1944


Pigeon in Rome by D. Truong

 
(c) Crown copyright images reproduced by courtesy of The National Archives, London, UK
Catalog numbers:  WO169/16699  #97, #98, #99, #100





Sunday, March 5, 2017

Plans to set up pigeon service in Iraq, 1944


(c) Crown copyright images reproduced by courtesy of The National Archives, London, UK
Catalog numbers:  WO169/16699  #157, #165, #166