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TITLE
Emergency Communications
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1741_D592_5_12
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
15 July 1940
PERIOD
1940s
SOURCE
Caithness Archive Centre
ASSET ID
6022
KEYWORDS
homeguard
diagram of communications
code words
Emergency Communications

Diagram of method by which "Blackbird" & "Gallipolli" signals would be passed to the interested authorities.

The message would originate at an Aux. Patrol Vessel at sea and be sent by flare and radio to R.A.F. Army, etc.

Code word meanings:
"Blackbird" :- I have sighted enemy ships at (surface vessels, submarines or motor boats)
"Gallipoli" :- Enemy landing from ships or boats at..

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Emergency Communications

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1940s

homeguard; diagram of communications; code words

Caithness Archive Centre

Home Guard/Civil Defence papers

Diagram of method by which "Blackbird" & "Gallipolli" signals would be passed to the interested authorities.<br /> <br /> The message would originate at an Aux. Patrol Vessel at sea and be sent by flare and radio to R.A.F. Army, etc.<br /> <br /> Code word meanings:<br /> "Blackbird" :- I have sighted enemy ships at (surface vessels, submarines or motor boats)<br /> "Gallipoli" :- Enemy landing from ships or boats at..