Visual Signalling

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British Army During World War I - Doctrine - Communications
... (employing runners, messengers on horseback, dogs, and carrier pigeons), visual signalling, telegraph, and telephone ... The primary types of visual signalling were Semaphore flags, lamps and flags, lamps and lights, and the heliograph ... In open warfare, visual signalling (employing signal flags and the heliograph) was the norm ...

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