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  • WAR INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF A 17-POUNDER ANTI-TANK GUN, UK, 1943

    WAR INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF A 17-POUNDER ANTI-TANK GUN, UK, 1943

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

    A war worker turns a barrel for a 17-pounder anti-tank gun at a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF THE HUMBER ARMOURED CAR MARK IV, UK, 1943

    WAR INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF THE HUMBER ARMOURED CAR MARK IV, UK, 1943

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

    A general view of the assembly line at a Ministry of Supply factory, somewhere in Britain, showing Humber Armoured Cars in various stages of production.

  • WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

    WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

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

    Women war workers assemble volt meters at a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: MEN OF THE NATIONAL FIRE SERVICE HELP THE WAR EFFORT, UK, 1943

    WAR INDUSTRY: MEN OF THE NATIONAL FIRE SERVICE HELP THE WAR EFFORT, UK, 1943

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

    Men of the NFS (left) carry out part-time work at their fire station assembling air filter units. They are visited by a a group of editors from various trade papers (right).

  • WAR INDUSTRY, UK, c 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY, UK, c 1942

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

    War workers check coils of metal strips at a factory, somewhere in Britain. These strips are used in the production of cartridge cases.

  • 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.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: JERRICAN CONSTRUCTION, UK, 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY: JERRICAN CONSTRUCTION, UK, 1942

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

    A woman war worker welds the 'spout' of a jerry can at a factory, somewhere in Britain. She is working on one half of the can, the interior of wich can be clearly seen. The can is stamped with the year 1942, has the letters 'F...

  • WAR INDUSTRY: PRODUCTION DRIVE EXHIBITION AT ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY RADWAY GREEN, ALSAGER, CHESHIRE, UK, 1943

    WAR INDUSTRY: PRODUCTION DRIVE EXHIBITION AT ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY RADWAY GREEN, ALSAGER, CHESHIRE, UK, 1943

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

    A banner reading 'Victory begins in this Factory' flies over the Proscenium arch of the stage in the canteen at ROF Radway Green, as workers listen to an address given by MP Duncan Sandys, Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Supply. Also on the...

  • WAR INDUSTRY: PRODUCTION DRIVE EXHIBITION AT ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY RADWAY GREEN, ALSAGER, CHESHIRE, UK, 1943

    WAR INDUSTRY: PRODUCTION DRIVE EXHIBITION AT ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY RADWAY GREEN, ALSAGER, CHESHIRE, UK, 1943

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

    A huge banner flutters in the spring sunshine, suspended between two flagposts, outside ROF Radway Green, near Alsager, during the 'Radway Green Spring Attack', which took place between 5th and 24th April 1943. The banner encourages "100% attendance to...

  • WAR INDUSTRY: PRODUCTION DRIVE EXHIBITION AT ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY RADWAY GREEN, ALSAGER, CHESHIRE, UK, 1943

    WAR INDUSTRY: PRODUCTION DRIVE EXHIBITION AT ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY RADWAY GREEN, ALSAGER, CHESHIRE, UK, 1943

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

    A view of a blackboard at ROF Radway Green listing the targets for each department during the 'Radway Green Spring Attack', which took place between 5th and 24th April 1943. A notice chalked at the bottom of the board reads: "Mr Duncan Sandys MP...

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