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[[Image:gustav_kramer.jpg|thumb|left|Homing pigeons being released from a cage (Able 595).]]
 
 
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'''Homing Pigeons''' (Basic Info)
 
'''Homing Pigeons''' (Basic Info)
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[[Image:gustav_kramer.jpg|thumb|left|Homing pigeons being released from a cage (Able 595).]]
  
 
==Origins and History==
 
==Origins and History==
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[[Image:pigeon_woodcut.jpg|thumb|right|"Pigeon Post," Woodcut from A.D. 1481 (Holzmann and Pehrson 7).]]
  
 
==Various Uses==
 
==Various Uses==

Revision as of 01:47, 31 October 2007

Homing Pigeons (Basic Info)

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Homing pigeons being released from a cage (Able 595).

Origins and History

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"Pigeon Post," Woodcut from A.D. 1481 (Holzmann and Pehrson 7).

Various Uses

War and Warning

Pleasure and Play

Drawbacks

Implications

Works Cited

  • Able, Kenneth P. "Orientation and Navigation: A Perspective on Fifty Years of Research." The Condor, Vol. 97, No. 2. (May, 1995), pp. 592-604.
  • Holzmann, Gerard J. and Björn Pehrson. The Early History of Data Networks. California: IEEE Computer Society Press, 1995.
  • James, Peter and Nick Thorpe. Ancient Inventions. New York: Ballantine Books, 1994.
  • Jones, R.V. Most Secret War. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1978.