Pigeon cages which had been dropped by parachute being recovered during maneuvers at Hunter Liggett Military Reservation on 21 March 1944

U.S. Army Signal Corps photograph, Gift in Memory of Maurice T. White, from the Collection of The National World War II Museum
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1820. '3-21-44. Freeney. Two pigeon cages which had been dropped by a nine foot parachute from an L5 plane being recovered. These pigeons were dropped during maneuvers at HLMR to test units operating the practicability of supply in difficult terrain. Three to six birds will be dropped in a cage to the 71st and 89th Light Divisions. The pigeons are supplied by the 1st Combat Section, 1st platoon, 283rd Signal Pigeon Co. HLMR Mtn. Man. 168-9-44-569.' Army Signal Corps photograph Photographer: Freeney. Hunter Liggett Military Reservation. 21 March 1944

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From the collection of Maurice T. White, Captain in the 168th Signal Photographic Company, US Army Signal Corps. The collection consists of 2,000+ images of training exercises, predominantly documenting the 81st Infantry Division in the United States in 1944
Geography: 
Fort Hunter Liggett
Latitude: 
35.917
Longitude: 
121.250
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Soldiers--American--California
Homing pigeons--California