The RAF train pigeons to send messages from aircraft, Calshot, Hampshire.
Pigeons at Fort Dunlop are used to deliver microfilms in small canisters to various destinations. Birmingham.
Coal miner donates his pigeons to ARP as emergency message carriers.
French army carrier pigeons and French troops in snow covered mountains.
Activities at the RAF bomber station.
Good shots of British Army Post Office at work.
Pigeons are used to send messages to Australian towns calling for help by buying war bonds.
Great footage as we accompany the RAF on bombing raids by day and night.
Good footage of the Middle East Pigeon Service, carrying a coded message back to HQ.
An item showing the versatility of wings both biological and mechanical.
Footage of Princess Elizabeth and Margaret dispatching message by pigeon.
Thousands of pigeons are released in Australia to spread the message about buying War Bonds.
Two carrier pigeons who flew on D-Day receive medals for gallantry.
Carrier pigeons relay important messages from remote villages in Bengal.
Soldiers from the U.S. Ninth Army send Hitler a 'birthday message' by carrier pigeon.
Animal mascots of Allied Forces, including pigeons, a donkey, a cat and lots of dogs.
Pigeon "G.I. Joe" receives the Dickin medal for bravery. Tower of London.
Good footage of carrier pigeons being used as messengers during First World War.
Officials attach war bonds to the legs of pigeons and 'launch' them!
Various shots of French troops during the early part of WWII preparing defences.
Good shots of crews of Hudson bombers preparing for flights. Also see use of carrier pigeon.