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  • 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

    War workers watch a demonstration by the army (possibly Royal East Kent Yeomanry) of the mine detectors which they have helped to produce at a factory, somewhere in Britain. A German soldier is also visible in the background.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    Munitions production: Work being carried out on a 6 pounder twin coastal artillery gun. Workers in a Ministry of Supply ordnance factory aligning the sights of the gun in elevation.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    The Wartime Workforce: 'Ginger' the youngest worker at a Ministry of Supply factory, working on predictor equipment for an anti-aircraft detachment.

  • 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 a forge man, Mr H Greenwood, during a visit to ROF Thorp Arch. HM The Queen is carrying a large bouquet of flowers.

  • 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

    An off-duty munitions worker makes use of the hairdressing facilities in her munitions factory hostel, relaxing in the chair as the hairdresser combs her hair.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: DIAMONDS IN WAR USE, UK, c 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY: DIAMONDS IN WAR USE, UK, c 1942

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

    A diamond specialist examines the quality of a diamond at a factory, somewhere in Britain. Diamonds are used in precision machinery, such as drills.

  • SHELL AND CARTRIDGE CASE PRODUCTION DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, UK

    SHELL AND CARTRIDGE CASE 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

    Factory workers operate a shell case machine 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, 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 worker involved in the hot extrusion of brass at a factory somewhere in Britain.

  • BRITISH GIRLS BUILD HOMES FOR MUNITION WORKERS, UK, 1941

    BRITISH GIRLS BUILD HOMES FOR MUNITION WORKERS, UK, 1941

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

    Male foremen inspect a group of female builders as they begin bricklaying work on the second storey of the new house they are building, somewhere in Britain. They are standing on scaffolding. Several completed houses can be seen behind them.

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