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  • 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...

  • MOTOR INDUSTRY AIDS THE ARMY, UK, 1943

    MOTOR INDUSTRY AIDS THE ARMY, UK, 1943

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

    Mechanics work to convert a Bren gun carrier into the latest type, at a factory somewhere in Britain.

  • 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

    Forge men involved in the hot extrusion of brass are hard at work in the foundry of a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • 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...

  • 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 jerry can is dipped into liquid to check that it is watertight at a factory somewhere in Britain.

  • GENERAL MONTGOMERY VISITS A FACTORY, UK, 1943

    GENERAL MONTGOMERY VISITS A FACTORY, UK, 1943

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

    General Montgomery stands on a makeshift stage or podium to address a large group of factory workers in a large hall at 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 Royal Air Force officer joins women war workers at a bench as he attempts to make exploder pellets during a visit to a munitions factory, somewhere in Britain. He is wearing a mob cap on his head, similar to those worn by the women, although it looks a...

  • 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 air filter units at a National Fire Service (NFS) station, somewhere in Britain.

  • 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

    Munitions workers collect clean overalls from the stores at a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • 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 hairdressing facilities in their munitions factory hostel. Here one woman washes the hair of her friend at a sink complete with specially-designed taps.

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