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  • WAR INDUSTRY: WORKERS' WELFARE, UK, 1941

    WAR INDUSTRY: WORKERS' WELFARE, UK, 1941

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

    Women use sewing machines to repair overalls at a munitions factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • HM KING GEORGE VI VISITS A STEEL HELMET AND MUNITIONS FACTORY, UK

    HM KING GEORGE VI VISITS A STEEL HELMET AND MUNITIONS FACTORY, UK

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

    HM King George VI examines piles of plastic helmets in various stages of manufacture during a visit to a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • HM QUEEN ELIZABETH VISITS A TENT FACTORY, UK

    HM QUEEN ELIZABETH VISITS A TENT FACTORY, UK

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

    HM Queen Elizabeth speaks to a worker during a visit to a factory making tents for the Royal Air Force, somewhere in Britain. The worker is almost hidden by the large sheet of fabric on which she is working.

  • MATILDA TANK PRODUCTION DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, UK

    MATILDA TANK PRODUCTION DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, UK

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

    A general view of a busy Matilda tank assembly line, at a factory somewhere in Britain.

  • THE PRODUCTION OF TANKS FOR RUSSIA, SMETHWICK, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    THE PRODUCTION OF TANKS FOR RUSSIA, SMETHWICK, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    Factory workers ride on Valentine tanks as they leave a factory in Smethwick. The notice on the front of the tanks reads "Tanks for Russia Week. Every Second Counts!". Chalked on the side of the tank (on the left hand side of the photograph...

  • LIFE IN A MINISTRY OF SUPPLY HOSTEL, UK, c 1942

    LIFE IN A MINISTRY OF SUPPLY HOSTEL, UK, c 1942

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

    Off-duty munitions workers make use of the laundry facilities in their munitions factory hostel.

  • 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 munitions workers at their machines during a visit to ROF Thorp Arch.

  • BOYS TRAIN ON LATHES AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, UK, c 1942

    BOYS TRAIN ON LATHES AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, UK, c 1942

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

    In the foreground, new recruits to this Royal Ordnance Factory, somewhere in Britain, learn how to use lathes. Behind them, existing female employees can be seen at work on their own lathes.

  • SALVAGE IN WARTIME BRITAIN: BOY SCOUTS VISIT A PAPER MILL, UK, 1943

    SALVAGE IN WARTIME BRITAIN: BOY SCOUTS VISIT A PAPER MILL, UK, 1943

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

    A group of Boy Scouts from Eton College examine the pulping machine during their visit to a paper mill, somewhere in Britain. Members of the Boy Scout Movement played a huge part in the paper salvage campaigns across the country during the War.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: PRODUCTION OF MINE DETECTORS, UK, 1943

    WAR INDUSTRY: PRODUCTION OF MINE DETECTORS, UK, 1943

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

    Women war workers produce mine detectors at a factory, somewhere in Britain. It appears that this factory is housed in what was once a theatre.

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