Saturday, September 26, 2015

Anti-espionage measures against pigeons, Belgium 1944

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Catalog numbers WO208/3564 #001, WO208/3562 #015, #016
This is correspondence between J.L Kleyn, Captain, I.O. and Major Brian Melland, M.I. 14 (d) about restrictions on pigeons in 1944.
The enclosed report gives details on areas in which it was forbidden to keep pigeons and how 45,000 pigeons were evacuated from Belgian coastal towns.

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