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  • 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 is fitted with special shoes by a munitions worker before she can enter the 'danger' area of ROF Thorp Arch. The area of the factory where workers change from their outdoor clothes (the 'dirty' side) into their...

  • WAR INDUSTRY: STEN GUN PRODUCTION, UK, c 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY: STEN GUN PRODUCTION, UK, c 1942

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

    Miss Alice Haslett and Miss Vera Walshe assemble Sten gun components at an ordnance factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF HYPODERMIC SYRINGES, UK, 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF HYPODERMIC SYRINGES, UK, 1942

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

    Nursing Sister Christina Hobbs chats to a war worker during a visit to a factory, somewhere in Britain, which makes the hypodermic needles she uses in her work. During her visit to this factory, Nursing Sister Hobbs watched the needles being produced and...

  • SALVAGING MATERIAL FROM THE WRECKAGE OF A BOMB DAMAGED FACTORY, c 1944

    SALVAGING MATERIAL FROM THE WRECKAGE OF A BOMB DAMAGED FACTORY, c 1944

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

    War workers push a trolley load of timber poles which they have salvaged from the remains of a bombed out factory across a yard, somewhere in Britain. Behind them can be seen other workers gathering materials and the twisted remnants of the factory...

  • MUNITIONS PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1941

    MUNITIONS PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1941

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    Three war workers smile for the camera as they transport a large bomb on a wheelbarrow as it leaves a munitions factory, somewhere in Britain. The barrow is being pushed by a male worker, whilst two female workers pull from the front of the barrow, using...

  • FACTORY WELFARE: THE FACTORY SURGERY, UK, 1941

    FACTORY WELFARE: THE FACTORY SURGERY, UK, 1941

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

    A scene in the busy surgery at a munitions factory, somewhere in Britain. On the left, a nurse syringes a patient's ear. In the centre, a doctor examines a patient's eye. On the right, a nurse takes details from another patient.

  • 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

    A woman war worker assembles a coil for a mine detector at a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • A ROYAL VISIT TO THE LEYLAND FACTORY, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    A ROYAL VISIT TO THE LEYLAND FACTORY, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    HM King George VI talks to a female machine operator during a royal visit to the Royal Ordnance factory.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT AN UNDERGROUND FACTORY, NEW BRIGHTON, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, c 1945

    WAR INDUSTRY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT AN UNDERGROUND FACTORY, NEW BRIGHTON, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, c 1945

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

    A group of women war workers enjoy tea and sandwiches in the underground canteen of this factory at New Brighton, on the Wirral.

  • 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&L'...

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