Beverly Gottleib of Hanover, Maryland, provided these World War II photographs with the following inscriptions on the back of the photographs. Note the number of lofts in the fourth picture.
"Each loft carries 100 birds during combat. Crowder now has well over 10,000 + more coming in from the Pacific. Sept 30, 1945.
This is Carl and I, in front of a Combat loft. These lofts are taken right up to the fronts in actual Combat fighting, and moved each and every time our Army advances. They hold about 20 birds nicely. Oct 24, 1945, 20:30, Wednesday night"