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Specialist (X) second class Marcelle Whiteman gently holds one of the 200 carrier pigeons
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Specialist (X) second class Marcelle Whiteman gently holds one of the 200 carrier pigeons “based” at Santa Ana Naval Air Station, California. The birds are used to transmit communications from the air to the station when radio silence is being kept. National Archives and Records Administration, 80-G-K-5489.

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