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  • VERA LYNN VISITS A MUNITIONS FACTORY, UK, 1941 VERA LYNN VISITS A MUNITIONS FACTORY, UK, 1941

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

    Vera Lynn stands with a large group of munitions workers following a lunchtime concert at a factory, somewhere in Britain. She is holding a bouquet of flowers and smiling for the camera.

  • 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

    A general view of the 'lounge' at a underground factory on the Wirral, showing munitions workers relaxing with a cigarette and a cup of tea or Horlicks. A game of darts is on progress in the background.

  • WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    West Indian aid to Britain: The people of Jamaica supply a Crusader tank to Britain: Lieutenant Colonel Yeo (left, from the War Office) and Major General J S Crawford (Deputy Director General of Fighting Vehicle Production) at the hand-over of the tank...

  • WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1941 WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1941

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

    Women gauge bullets at a munitions factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • 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

    A group of women war workers enjoy tea and sandwiches in the underground canteen of this factory at New Brighton, on the Wirral.

  • 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

    A woman war worker assembles a coil for a mine detector at a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • MUNITIONS PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1941 MUNITIONS PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1941

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

    Three war workers transport a large bomb on a wheelbarrow as it leaves a munitions factory, somewhere in Britain. The barrow is being pushed by a male worker, whilst two female workers pull from the front of the barrow, using ropes.

  • MUNITIONS PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1941 MUNITIONS PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1941

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

    Women war workers form a chain as they stack piles of shells at a munitions factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    Wartime Entertainers: The singer Vera Lynn, who became so popular with British servicemen that she was known as the 'Forces Sweetheart' sings to workers during their lunch break at a factory in the south of England.

  • 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 munitions workers at their machines during a visit to ROF Thorp Arch.

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