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  • BIRTH OF A GUN: THE PRODUCTION OF A 25 POUNDER FIELD GUN, 1942

    BIRTH OF A GUN: THE PRODUCTION OF A 25 POUNDER FIELD GUN, 1942

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

    D 11386

    Factory worker Amy Dale works at an 'electrolimit gauge' to measure a fulcrum pin at a factory producing 25 pounder field guns, somewhere in Britain. The pins will be discarded if they are as much as 1/5,000" out. The parts of the 25...

  • BIRTH OF A GUN: THE PRODUCTION OF A 25 POUNDER FIELD GUN, 1942

    BIRTH OF A GUN: THE PRODUCTION OF A 25 POUNDER FIELD GUN, 1942

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

    D 11377

    Florence Bradley (21), Mr Redfern, and Dorothy Stubbs (19) at work on recuperators in this factory producing 25 pounder field guns. The recuperator is a mechanism which takes the recoil when a shell is discharged. It has three chambers which are...

  • BIRTH OF A GUN: THE PRODUCTION OF A 25 POUNDER FIELD GUN, 1942

    BIRTH OF A GUN: THE PRODUCTION OF A 25 POUNDER FIELD GUN, 1942

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

    D 11393

    Four female factory workers put the finishing touches to a 25 pounder gun at this factory, somewhere in Britain. Dorothy Stubbs checks over the recuperator, whilst Florence Bradley sets the sights.