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  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945 WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    Factory Canteens: A Ministry of Supply factory canteen. Cafeterias of this kind provided good quality, low priced food for thousands of workers each day.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945 WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Supply official photographer

    Munitions production: The main assembly shop of a Midlands Ministry of Supply factory which was mass producing Covenanter tanks.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945 WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    The Wartime Workforce: Four trainees at a Government munitions training factory using protractors during a plan drawing lesson. Ministry of Labour Training Centres had been in operation since the 1920s, but during the war it became necessary to expand...

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945 WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    Munitions production: Fuses being assembled in a die casting factory. This work was carried out almost exclusively by women.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945 WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Supply official photographer

    The Wartime Workforce: Skilled workers who formed a Ministry of Supply mobile industrial 'flying squad' leaving London armed with their own tools, to assist a factory in the north east.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945 WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    The Building Industry: The war-time building programme: women working as bricklayers' labourers.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945 WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    The Chemical Industry: At a Ministry of Supply factory, women produced explosives, dyes, fertilisers, plastics, drugs and the hundreds of other chemicals needed for war. Miss Arnold preparing a chemical solution in the factory's laboratory.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945 WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    Munitions production: A woman working at a Capstan lathe turning a part needed for a 17 pounder anti-tank gun.

  • A ROYAL VISIT TO THORP ARCH ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, WETHERBY, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941 A ROYAL VISIT TO THORP ARCH ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, WETHERBY, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    HM Queen Elizabeth talks to a forge man, Mr H Greenwood, during a visit to ROF Thorp Arch. HM The Queen is carrying a large bouquet of flowers.

  • WORKERS' WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, UK, 1941 WORKERS' WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, UK, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    Off-duty women war workers choose books from the library at the residential club that is provided for them at their munitions factory hostel, probably ROF Bridgend. A poster behind them states that Warship Week runs from 15-22 November.

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