Pigeon Service, Military document, 24 August 1918

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Description: 
Pigeon service message re successful attack by Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Case Study: 
Pigeon Post to Lewis Gun; Cavalry Charge to Mark VIII Tank: Evolving Technology in World War I
Creator: 
Pigeon Service
Date: 
24 August 1918
Place: North East of Aveluy, France
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Contributer: 
McMaster University Libraries
Rights: 
Copyright, public domain: McMaster University owns the rights to the archival copy of the digital image in TIFF format.

Identifier: 
00001474
Language: 
eng
Type: 
image
Format: 
jpg
Transcript: 

To Headquarters of 35 Bd. R.G.A.
Attack made by 2 R.W.F. 35th Div. successful. They advanced for a considerable distance on other side of rise. Situation on flanks not yet quite clear. 157 prisoners & many machine guns & several TMS. Hostile shelling becoming heavy on both banks & crossings especially [?] H.E. No bridge available yet for wheeled traffic.