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  • 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

    Factory Canteens: A Ministry of Supply factory canteen. Cafeterias of this kind provided good quality, low priced food for thousands of workers each day.

  • 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 Supply official photographer

    Munitions production: The main assembly shop of a Midlands Ministry of Supply factory which was mass producing Covenanter tanks.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945 WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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    The Wartime Workforce: Four trainees at a Government munitions training factory using protractors during a plan drawing lesson. Ministry of Labour Training Centres had been in operation since the 1920s, but during the war it became necessary to expand...

  • 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: Fuses being assembled in a die casting factory. This work was carried out almost exclusively by women.

  • 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 Supply official photographer

    The Wartime Workforce: Skilled workers who formed a Ministry of Supply mobile industrial 'flying squad' leaving London armed with their own tools, to assist a factory in the north east.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945 WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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    The Building Industry: The war-time building programme: women working as bricklayers' labourers.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945 WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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    The Chemical Industry: At a Ministry of Supply factory, women produced explosives, dyes, fertilisers, plastics, drugs and the hundreds of other chemicals needed for war. Miss Arnold preparing a chemical solution in the factory's laboratory.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945 WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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    Munitions production: A woman working at a Capstan lathe turning a part needed for a 17 pounder anti-tank gun.

  • 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

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    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.

  • A ROYAL VISIT TO THE LEYLAND FACTORY, ENGLAND, UK, 1941 A ROYAL VISIT TO THE LEYLAND FACTORY, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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    A female munitions worker explains to HM Queen Elizabeth how fuse caps are made, during a royal visit to the Leyland factory.

  • A ROYAL VISIT TO THE LEYLAND FACTORY, ENGLAND, UK, 1941 A ROYAL VISIT TO THE LEYLAND FACTORY, 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 talks to a female machine operator during a royal visit to the Leyland factory.

  • A ROYAL VISIT TO THE LEYLAND FACTORY, ENGLAND, UK, 1941 A ROYAL VISIT TO THE LEYLAND FACTORY, 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 a woman operating a fuse testing machine during a visit to the Leyland factory.

  • 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 women war workers choose books from the library at the residential club that is provided for them at their munitions factory hostel, probably ROF Bridgend. A poster behind them states that Warship Week runs from 15-22 November.

  • MATILDA TANK PRODUCTION DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, UK MATILDA TANK PRODUCTION DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, UK

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    A general view of a busy Matilda tank assembly line, at a factory somewhere in Britain.

  • HM KING GEORGE VI VISITS A STEEL HELMET AND MUNITIONS FACTORY, UK HM KING GEORGE VI VISITS A STEEL HELMET AND MUNITIONS FACTORY, UK

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    A row of female factory workers cheer and wave HM King George VI at the end of his visit to their factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • MATILDA TANK PRODUCTION DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, UK MATILDA TANK PRODUCTION DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, UK

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    Miss Miriam Weston shakes hands with Major General J S Crawford as she and her brothers Gary and Grainger Weston present him with a Matilda tank outside a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • HM QUEEN ELIZABETH VISITS A TENT FACTORY, UK HM QUEEN ELIZABETH VISITS A TENT FACTORY, UK

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    HM Queen Elizabeth talks to Lourdes Montegrifo, a young refugee from Gibraltar who is now working on the manufacture of tents for the Royal Air Force at a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • MUNITIONS GIRLS MEET THE MEN WHO FIRE THEIR SHELLS: MINISTRY OF SUPPLY WORKERS VISIT A DESTROYER, UK MUNITIONS GIRLS MEET THE MEN WHO FIRE THEIR SHELLS: MINISTRY OF SUPPLY WORKERS VISIT A DESTROYER, UK

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

    Munitions workers Marion Griffiths and Betty Evans stand with a Royal Navy gun crew on the pom-pom deck of a destroyer, somewhere in Britain. Marion and Betty were taken on a surprise tour of the destroyer after discovering that the shells which they...

  • MUNITIONS GIRLS MEET THE MEN WHO FIRE THEIR SHELLS: MINISTRY OF SUPPLY WORKERS VISIT A DESTROYER, UK MUNITIONS GIRLS MEET THE MEN WHO FIRE THEIR SHELLS: MINISTRY OF SUPPLY WORKERS VISIT A DESTROYER, UK

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

    Munitions worker Marion Griffiths is helped by a naval rating aboard the destroyer she is visiting with fellow worker Betty Evans (not pictured). An officer stands behind her. Marion and Betty were taken on a surprise tour of the destroyer after...

  • 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 is fitted with special shoes by a munitions worker before she can enter the 'danger' area of ROF Thorp Arch. The area of the factory where workers change from their outdoor clothes (the 'dirty' side) into their factory clothes and...

  • BARREL SETTING AT A SMALL ARMS FACTORY, UK, 1941 BARREL SETTING AT A SMALL ARMS FACTORY, UK, 1941

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    Young men at work in the barrel setting shop of a small arms factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • THE PRODUCTION OF TANKS FOR RUSSIA, SMETHWICK, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941 THE PRODUCTION OF TANKS FOR RUSSIA, SMETHWICK, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    Russian Ambassador Ivan Maisky addresses workers at a tank factory in Smethwick, during 'Tanks for Russia' week. A Valentine tank which has been produced at the factory can be seen behind him.

  • THE PRODUCTION OF TANKS FOR RUSSIA, SMETHWICK, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941 THE PRODUCTION OF TANKS FOR RUSSIA, SMETHWICK, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    Factory workers ride on Valentine tanks as they leave a factory in Smethwick. A notice propped on the front of the tanks reads "All Help for Russia Now". The workers are holding a Union flag and a Russian flag and many have their fists raised in a...

  • THE PRODUCTION OF TANKS FOR RUSSIA, SMETHWICK, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941 THE PRODUCTION OF TANKS FOR RUSSIA, SMETHWICK, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    Factory workers ride on Valentine tanks as they leave a factory in Smethwick. The notice on the front of the tanks reads "Tanks for Russia Week. Every Second Counts!". Chalked on the side of the tank (on the left hand side of the photograph) are the...

  • MUNITION TRAINEES TRAVEL HOME, UK, 1941 MUNITION TRAINEES TRAVEL HOME, UK, 1941

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    A group of female munition trainees queue to climb into the 'shooting brake' estate car which will drive them home from work. They are all holding handbags or haversacks and gas masks.

  • THE PRODUCTION OF COVENANTER TANKS AT A FACTORY IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, UK, 1941 THE PRODUCTION OF COVENANTER TANKS AT A FACTORY IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    A general view of Covenanter tanks at various stages of production in the main assembly shop of a factory, somewhere in the Midlands.

  • THE PRODUCTION OF COVENANTER TANKS AT A FACTORY IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, UK, 1941 THE PRODUCTION OF COVENANTER TANKS AT A FACTORY IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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    A general view of Covenanter tanks at various stages of production on the assembly line of a factory, somewhere in the Midlands.

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

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    Three war workers smile for the camera as they 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,...

  • FACTORY WELFARE: THE FACTORY SURGERY, UK, 1941 FACTORY WELFARE: THE FACTORY SURGERY, UK, 1941

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    A scene in the busy surgery at a munitions factory, somewhere in Britain. On the left, a nurse syringes a patient's ear. In the centre, a doctor examines a patient's eye. On the right, a nurse takes details from another patient.

  • RAF CREWS VISIT A MUNITIONS FACTORY, UK, 1941 RAF CREWS VISIT A MUNITIONS FACTORY, UK, 1941

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    A large crowd of war workers and several men of the Royal Air Force (barely visible in the crowd) smile and wave for the camera following the RAF visit to a munitions factory, somewhere in Britain.

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

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    Singer Gracie Fields steps down from the stage following a performance at a munitions factory, somewhere in Britain, possibly in Tyneside.

  • EVERYDAY LIFE AT A MUNITIONS FACTORY, UK, 1941 EVERYDAY LIFE AT A MUNITIONS FACTORY, UK, 1941

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    Miss R Higginbotham operates a press for fuse detonators at a munitions factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • MATILDA TANK PRODUCTION DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, UK MATILDA TANK PRODUCTION DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, UK

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    Miss Miriam Weston stands on a Matilda tank as she addresses the crowd of workers which is gathered around the tank outside a factory, somewhere in Britain. The crowd is made up of workers who have worked on the production of this particular tank.

  • WAR INDUSTRY, UK, c 1942 WAR INDUSTRY, UK, c 1942

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    In a factory, somewhere in Britain, a worker involved in the hot extrusion of brass signals the pulleyman to lift a group of large brass rods.

  • LIFE IN A MINISTRY OF SUPPLY HOSTEL, UK, c 1942 LIFE IN A MINISTRY OF SUPPLY HOSTEL, UK, c 1942

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    An off-duty woman war worker prepares to take a bath in one of the bathrooms at a munitions factory hostel, somewhere in Britain. These bathrooms are amongst many welfare facilities available at this hostel.

  • WAR INDUSTRY, UK, c 1942 WAR INDUSTRY, UK, c 1942

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    A war worker removes brass coils from a shearing machine at a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • WAR INDUSTRY, UK, c 1942 WAR INDUSTRY, UK, c 1942

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    Women war workers degrease die cast parts at a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • WAR INDUSTRY, UK, c 1942 WAR INDUSTRY, UK, c 1942

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    Shafts of light pierce the smoky atmosphere at a factory somewhere in Britain, as a worker involved in the hot extrusion of brass signals the pulleyman to lift a group of large brass rods.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF HYPODERMIC SYRINGES, UK, 1942 WAR INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF HYPODERMIC SYRINGES, UK, 1942

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    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...

  • WAR INDUSTRY: JERRICAN CONSTRUCTION, UK, 1942 WAR INDUSTRY: JERRICAN CONSTRUCTION, UK, 1942

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    A woman war worker welds the 'spout' of a jerry can at a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • WOMEN OF THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE VISIT A FACTORY, UK, 1942 WOMEN OF THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE VISIT A FACTORY, UK, 1942

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    Two women of the ATS watch a woman war worker welding during a visit to 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

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    A general view of the assembly hall at a munitions factory hostel, somewhere in Britain. There are four table tennis tables in the hall, each with a game in progress. Access to games such as table tennis is amongst many welfare facilities available at...

  • FACTORY CANTEEN KITCHENS, UK, 1942 FACTORY CANTEEN KITCHENS, UK, 1942

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    A chef prepares meat in the kitchen of a factory canteen, somewhere in Britain. Behind him, his assistant can be seen using a mincer.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: PRODUCTION OF MINE DETECTORS, UK, 1943 WAR INDUSTRY: PRODUCTION OF MINE DETECTORS, UK, 1943

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    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: PRODUCTION OF MINE DETECTORS, UK, 1943 WAR INDUSTRY: PRODUCTION OF MINE DETECTORS, UK, 1943

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    Women war workers fit wires to the recording apparatus of mine detectors at a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1943 WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

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    HRH The Duchess of Kent smiles for the camera with a group of war workers during her visit to a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: JERRICAN CONSTRUCTION, UK, 1942 WAR INDUSTRY: JERRICAN CONSTRUCTION, UK, 1942

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    A woman war worker welds the 'spout' of a jerry can at a factory, somewhere in Britain. She is working on one half of the can, the interior of wich can be clearly seen. The can is stamped with the year 1942, has the letters 'F&L' and has a 'W' and...

  • WAR INDUSTRY: PRODUCTION OF MINE DETECTORS, UK, 1943 WAR INDUSTRY: PRODUCTION OF MINE DETECTORS, UK, 1943

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    Women war workers check on a row of completed mine detector heads at a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1943 WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

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    War worker Hilda Wolsoncroft inspect mica after eyelets have been fitted at a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1943 WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

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    A close-up view of a woman war worker as she operates a machine to put nickel eyelet tubes into mica at a factory, somewhere in Britain.

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