Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Belgian pigeons to be used for communication between Berlin and Brussels, May 1945

(c) Crown copyright images reproduced by courtesy of The National Archives, London, UK
Catalog numbers WO171/6004 #90, #91, #92, #93, #94

The May 1-31 1945 War Diary for the 3 Field Force Pigeon Service makes note of these developments:

the order for confinement of civilian pigeons in Belgium is lifted;

the end of the war in Europe is announced;

inspections of German Army pigeon lofts take place;

Belgian pigeons will be trained for use between Berlin and Brussels.

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