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  • STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 14775A

    Mrs A Bowker (left) and Mrs Booth-Jones pack sticky bombs, already in their protective casings, into small cases at a factory somewhere in Britain. The handles are packed around the sides of these cases, which are then sent off to a filling factory for...

  • STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 14768

    At the workshop producing sticky bombs somewhere in Britain, the director, Mr A L Sinclair (holding the sticky bomb) and the technical manager, Mr H K Hartley (wearing a white coat) discuss ways in which to make the already very sticky adhesive even...

  • STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 14766

    In a factory producing 'Sticky Bombs', Bill Burgess stands beside the large vat in which the adhesive is mixed. The raw constituents of the adhesive enter the vat via the large chute on the left hand side of the photograph. The constituents...

  • STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 14757

    Three women inspect the glass flasks of sticky bombs (No 74 ST Grenades) at a workshop somewhere in Britain. Left to right they are: Mrs F Hilton, Mrs E Hall and Mrs A Hooper. According to the original caption, all have husbands in the Forces.

  • STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 14776A

    Miss A Blackshow (centre, wearing glasses) looks on as four female war workers pack sticky bombs in groups of five into small cases for transport to a filling factory for the explosives to be added. Miss Blackshow is the forewoman in charge of the...

  • STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 14770

    Once the adhesive has dried sufficiently, Mrs F Beard (back to camera) and Mrs E MacGregor remove sticky bombs from the drying racks and fit them into their protective metal casings. These casings prevent the bombs from sticking to anything whilst in...

  • STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 14765

    At a factory producing 'Sticky Bombs', foreman Arthur Garner (left) and John Clews shovel some of the raw constituents of the adhesive mixture used on the bombs down a chute to a large vat on the floor below, where these ingredients will be...

  • STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 14761

    Women war workers fit knitted woollen jackets onto the glass flasks of sticky bombs at a factory workshop, somewhere in Britain. The women, including Mrs B Colman (nearest to the camera) and Miss H Brearley (centre), fasten the jackets by means of a...

  • STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 14763

    Factory worker John R Jones uses a hammer to break up a large block of resin, one of the main constituents used in the production of the adhesive mixture used on 'Sticky Bombs'.

  • STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 14771

    Women war workers fit sticky bombs into their protective casings at a workshop somewhere in Britain. Left to right, they are: Mrs F Brayford, Mrs A Kelly and Mrs E Wainwright. A large pile of casings can be seen on the table, awaiting attention.

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