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  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

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

    Women in Industry: Women at work packing army spares in a factory taken over by the Army Ordnance Corps.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: SALVAGED TIMBER, UK, 1943

    WAR INDUSTRY: SALVAGED TIMBER, UK, 1943

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

    A general view of a large warehouse, somewhere in Britain, showing piles of salvaged timber being stored for future re-use.

  • 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

    A general view of the assembly hall at a munitions factory hostel, somewhere in Britain. There are four table tennis tables in the hall, each with a game in progress. Access to games such as table tennis is amongst many welfare facilities available at...

  • 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.

  • RAF CREWS VISIT A MUNITIONS FACTORY, UK, 1941

    RAF CREWS VISIT A MUNITIONS FACTORY, UK, 1941

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

    A large crowd of war workers and several men of the Royal Air Force (barely visible in the crowd) smile and wave for the camera following the RAF visit to a munitions factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: 'WINGS FOR VICTORY' WEEK, UK, 1943

    WAR INDUSTRY: 'WINGS FOR VICTORY' WEEK, UK, 1943

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

    At a factory, somewhere in Britain, two women war workers fill bombs which have been covered in savings stamps following 'Wings for Victory' week in London. A third worker looks on. Behind them, can be seen posters listing their target...

  • 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

    Women war workers collect their lunchtime meal from the serving hatch of the canteen of this underground factory on the Wirral.

  • 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

    Factory worker Henry Fenton puts copper sheets into racks at a rolling mill, somewhere in Britain.

  • FACTORY CANTEEN KITCHENS, UK, 1942

    FACTORY CANTEEN KITCHENS, UK, 1942

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

    A chef prepares meat in the kitchen of a factory canteen, somewhere in Britain. Behind him, his assistant can be seen using a mincer.

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