Page 4 - Handling and Releasing Homing Pigeons from Aircraft In Flight

A manual showing how to handle pigeons for release.

Page 4 of US Army Air Forces technical manual, "Handling and Releasing Homing Pigeons from Aircraft In Flight," T.O. 01-1-120, August 1, 1943. Figure 5: Extracting Pigeon From Container. Figure 6: Extracting Pigeon From Container. Figure 7: Proper Method of Grasping and Recapturing an Escaped Pigeon.