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  • THE RETREAT FROM MONS, AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 1914

    THE RETREAT FROM MONS, AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 1914

    part of "PITMAN THOMAS TAIT (MAJOR-GENERAL) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Pitman, Thomas Tait (Photographer) 1914-09-03

    Q 51146

    Horsemen of the 11th Regiment Hussars (Prince Albert's Own) on the banks of the canal at Mitry, 3 September 1914.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY OF THE BLACK SEA, 1917-1919

    THE BRITISH ARMY OF THE BLACK SEA, 1917-1919

    part of "MONEY ROBERT COTTON (MAJOR) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Money, Robert Cotton (Photographer) 1919-08

    Q 51661

    Transport horses being sold by British officers to officers of the Azerbaijan Army on the evacuation of Baku, August 1919.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE ROYAL NAVY ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    Q 18610

    Officer releasing a pigeon with a message from a submarine.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE ROYAL NAVY ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    Q 18613

    Pilot releasing a homing pigeon from a British seaplane.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE ROYAL NAVY ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    Q 18614

    A pilot of a British seaplane, who has been forced to come down on the water, writing a message asking for assistance, which he dispatched by a homing pigeon.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE ROYAL NAVY ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    Q 18620

    Pigeon No. 498 which Skipper Crisp sent for help when he was attacked by submarine. Crisp was killed but the bird delivered the message in time for help to be sent to the crew, although one wing was wounded by shrapnel.

  • THE DEPLOYMENT OF THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE TO FRANCE, AUGUST-OCTOBER 1914

    THE DEPLOYMENT OF THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE TO FRANCE, AUGUST-OCTOBER 1914

    part of "MONEY ROBERT COTTON (MAJOR) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Money, Robert Cotton (Photographer) 1914-08-16

    Q 51471

    Unloading horses from SS Caledonia for the 1st Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) at Le Havre.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE ROYAL NAVY ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    Q 18624

    A homing pigeon arriving at its loft with a message.

  • THE NORTH RUSSIA INTERVENTION, 1918-1920

    THE NORTH RUSSIA INTERVENTION, 1918-1920

    part of "WAR OFFICE FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer 1919

    Q 16849

    British officers (naval and air force) in a Russian horse-drawn cart. Lumbuski, 1919.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE ROYAL NAVY ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    Q 18622

    A sailor holding two pigeons who had done valuable work by bringing in many messages. On the right is Pigeon CV 409, given to the navy by King George V. On the left is pigeon No. 4510, a long service bird which joined the Naval Pigeon Service early in...

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