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  • 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.

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

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

    HM Queen Elizabeth speaks to a group of workers during a visit to a factory making tents for the Royal Air Force, somewhere in Britain.

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

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

    HM Queen Elizabeth speaks to a worker during a visit to a factory making tents for the Royal Air Force, somewhere in Britain. The worker is almost hidden by the large sheet of fabric on which she is working.

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

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

    HM Queen Elizabeth speaks to a worker during a visit to a factory making tents for the Royal Air Force. The worker is making a marquee at a large sewing machine. A large Union flag adorns the desk.

  • 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 a munitions worker as she stands at her machine, during a visit to ROF Thorp Arch.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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

    Three members of a Royal Air Force bomber crew watch anti-aircraft shells being made by women war workers during a visit to a munitions factory, 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: Fuses being assembled in a die casting factory. This work was carried out almost exclusively by women.

  • 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 workers involved in the hot extrusion of brass at a factory somewhere in Britain.

  • 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.

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945 WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

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

    Women in Industry: Six women painters at work on a Ministry of Supply site, where houses were being built for arms workers.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: STEN GUN PRODUCTION, UK, c 1942 WAR INDUSTRY: STEN GUN PRODUCTION, UK, c 1942

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

    Mrs Wardle makes Sten gun parts at an ordnance factory somewhere in Britain.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: STEN GUN PRODUCTION, UK, c 1942 WAR INDUSTRY: STEN GUN PRODUCTION, UK, c 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Mrs Penny Ferringer wears protective goggles as she works on a grinder at an ordnance factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: STEN GUN PRODUCTION, UK, c 1942 WAR INDUSTRY: STEN GUN PRODUCTION, UK, c 1942

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

    A Belgian worker assembles a Sten gun at an ordnance 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 portrait of a woman war worker as she operates a machine producing 20mm cannon shells at an underground factory on the Wirral.

  • 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 talks to a munitions worker at her machine during a visit to ROF Thorp Arch.

  • 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.

  • 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

    Women war workers queue for a meal at the serving hatch in the canteen of the residential club that is provided for them at their munitions factory hostel, probably ROF Bridgend.

  • 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 (right) and Betty Evans take afternoon tea with a group of naval ratings on the ratings mess deck during their visit to a destroyer, somewhere in Britain. Marion and Betty were taken on a surprise tour of the destroyer...

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

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

    HM King George VI talks to workers as they make helmets at a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • 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.

  • 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

    A female worker operates a cartridge case machine by using a push button situated at the side of the machine 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

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

    HM King George VI examines piles of steel helmets in various stages of manufacture during a visit to 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

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

    HM King George VI examines piles of plastic helmets in various stages of manufacture during a visit to 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

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

    HM King George VI laughs as he examines equipment during a visit to a factory, somewhere in Britain.

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

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

    Women work at a barrel setting machine at a small arms factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • 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

    Two female builders carry hods of bricks on a building site, somewhere in Britain.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 operates a split pin machine at a factory producing split cotter pins, somewhere in Britain.

  • 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

    Female workers sort split cotter pins at a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • 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.

  • 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 factory worker examines large coils of metal wire, which are used in the production of split cotter pins at this 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

    A female builder removes bricks from a wheelbarrow on a building site, 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

    War workers fit lifting screws to bombs at a munitions factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • FACTORY WELFARE: THE WORKS CANTEEN, UK, 1941 FACTORY WELFARE: THE WORKS CANTEEN, UK, 1941

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

    Off duty war workers queue at a kiosk attached to the works canteen at their munitions factory, somewhere in Britain. According to the original caption, the workers can buy cigarettes and sweets from the kiosk.

  • 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.

  • 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 at the microphone on a stage at an ordnance factory, somewhere in Britain. In her arms, she holds the daughter of a war worker and a large bouquet of flowers which have just been presented to her by the little girl following...

  • CLEMENT ATTLEE VISITS ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY HEREFORD, HEREFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, JULY 1941 CLEMENT ATTLEE VISITS ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY HEREFORD, HEREFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, JULY 1941

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

    Lord Privy Seal, Mr Clement Attlee, smiles as he shakes hands with cheering workers during a visit to ROF Hereford on Friday 11 July 1941. He is leaning over a pile of shells to greet the workers.

  • CLEMENT ATTLEE VISITS ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY HEREFORD, HEREFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, JULY 1941 CLEMENT ATTLEE VISITS ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY HEREFORD, HEREFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, JULY 1941

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

    Lord Privy Seal, Mr Clement Attlee, examines a torpedo warhead during a visit to ROF Hereford on Friday 11 July 1941.

  • 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 huge crowd of munitions workers during a performance at an ordnance factory, somewhere in Britain, possibly ROF Kirkby in Liverpool. The workers are densely packed into the room in which the...

  • 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...

  • CLEMENT ATTLEE VISITS ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY HEREFORD, HEREFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, JULY 1941 CLEMENT ATTLEE VISITS ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY HEREFORD, HEREFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, JULY 1941

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

    Lord Privy Seal, Mr Clement Attlee, addresses workers during a visit to ROF Hereford on Friday 11 July 1941.

  • 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

    Workers produce brass and copper wire at a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • 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

    Workers produce brass and copper wire 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 lounge of a munitions factory hostel, somewhere in Britain. Men and women relax and read in armchairs in this lounge, which is just one of the many welfare facilities available at this hostel.

  • 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 library at a munitions factory hostel, somewhere in Britain. Women workers read in armchairs provided in the library, which is just one of the many welfare facilities available at this hostel. Bookcases can be seen around the...

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