BIRTH OF A GUN: THE PRODUCTION OF A 25 POUNDER FIELD GUN, 1942
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Men at work in the production of a 25 pounder gun at a factory, somewhere in Britain. Once the steel ingot is the right temperature, it is seized by a gang of workers and swung into position under a drop hammer. Four men hold a long pole at the end of which is the ingot, whilst another worker lifts the sliding gate which separates off the furnace from the rest of the workshop.