German Wehrmacht Soldier With Carrier Pigeons
A German Wehrmacht soldier carries a cage of carrier pigeons used for relaying messages, on the western front during the German invasion of France, known as the Battle of France, in World War II, circa May 1940. Germany's victory in France in 1940 followed the "Phoney War, (September 1939-April 1940) and the German breakthrough accomplished at great speed meant France was forced to surrender in June 1940. (Photo by Popperfoto via Getty Images/Getty Images)
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