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  • 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. Also...

  • PRODUCTION OF SPLIT PINS IN WARTIME, UK, 1941

    PRODUCTION OF SPLIT PINS IN WARTIME, UK, 1941

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

    A worker passes metal wire through a split pin machine at a factory producing split cotter pins, somewhere in Britain.

  • SALVAGE IN WARTIME BRITAIN: BOY SCOUTS VISIT A PAPER MILL, UK, 1943

    SALVAGE IN WARTIME BRITAIN: BOY SCOUTS VISIT A PAPER MILL, UK, 1943

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

    A group of Boy Scouts from Eton College examine a pile of boards which have been made from waste paper during their visit to a paper mill, somewhere in Britain. Members of the Boy Scout Movement played a huge part in the paper salvage campaigns across...

  • 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

    Two war workers carry boxes of ammunition up the steps from the underground factory on the Wirral in which they were produced.

  • WORKERS' WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, UK, 1942

    WORKERS' WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, UK, 1942

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

    War workers collect tea and buns from the quiet canteen of a Royal Ordnance Factory, somewhere in Britain. There are barriers at the counter, which, on busy days, separate the queue into 'In' and 'Out', keeping people moving.

  • 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...

  • 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 female builder smiles for the camera as she carries large timbers on her shoulder, on a building site somewhere Britain.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF A 17-POUNDER ANTI-TANK GUN, UK, 1943

    WAR INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF A 17-POUNDER ANTI-TANK GUN, UK, 1943

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

    A war worker turns a barrel for a 17-pounder anti-tank gun at a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • SALVAGE IN WARTIME BRITAIN: BOY SCOUTS VISIT A PAPER MILL, UK, 1943

    SALVAGE IN WARTIME BRITAIN: BOY SCOUTS VISIT A PAPER MILL, UK, 1943

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

    A group of Boy Scouts from Eton College are shown cartridge wads during their visit to a paper mill, somewhere in Britain. Members of the Boy Scout Movement played a huge part in the paper salvage campaigns across the country during the War.

  • GRACIE FIELDS SINGS AT A MUNITIONS FACTORY, UK, 1941

    GRACIE FIELDS SINGS AT A MUNITIONS FACTORY, UK, 1941

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

    Singer Gracie Fields stands on a grand piano as she sings to a crowd of munitions workers during a performance at an ordnance factory, somewhere in Britain, possibly ROF Kirkby in Liverpool. A drum kit can be seen to the right of the photograph, and a...

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