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  • FEMALE BUILDERS AT WORK, UK, 1941

    FEMALE BUILDERS AT WORK, UK, 1941

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

    A group of female builders sit on a horse-drawn cart with some of their male colleagues on a building site, somewhere in Britain. They are listening to an address being given by a Colonel of the Royal Engineers, just back from Malta (not pictured).

  • 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 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: A woman worker tying bags of explosives.

  • WORKERS' WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, UK, 1941

    WORKERS' WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, UK, 1941

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

    Off-duty war workers relax in armchairs and have a sing-song at the residential club that is provided for them at their munitions factory hostel, probably ROF Bridgend. One woman plays a piano accompaniment.

  • THE FACTORY ORCHESTRA PERFORMS IN THE WORKS CANTEEN, UK, 1942

    THE FACTORY ORCHESTRA PERFORMS IN THE WORKS CANTEEN, UK, 1942

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

    The factory orchestra gives a concert as war workers eat their lunchtime meal in the canteen of a factory, somewhere in Britain. Amongst the instruments being played are a grand piano, a double bass, a saxophone, a clarinet and drums.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF SMOKE BOMBS, UK, c 1944

    WAR INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF SMOKE BOMBS, UK, c 1944

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

    Women war workers pack smoke bombs 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

    A general view of the wash basin cubicles for munitions workers at a Ministry of Supply factory hostel, somewhere in Britain. These washing facilities are amongst many welfare facilities available at this hostel.

  • 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....

  • 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 King George VI and HM Queen Elizabeth talk to women munitions workers during a visit to ROF Thorp Arch.

  • 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

    Sergeant T Baxter helps workers to fill a bomb during a visit to a munitions factory, somewhere in Britain.

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