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  • THE BRITISH HOME FRONT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR.

    THE BRITISH HOME FRONT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR.

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

    D 22548

    A disabled British factory worker, Mrs A Charles of Oldham at work. Mrs Charles had been disabled all her life, having been born without her left hand and arm up to three inches below the elbow. Nevertheless she had worked in a Lancashire textile...

  • 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 14762

    A close-up view showing knitted woollen jackets being fitted the glass flasks of sticky bombs at a factory workshop, somewhere in Britain. The jackets are fastened by means of a drawstring around the neck of the flask. The woollen jackets will soon be...

  • WORKERS WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY: LIFE AT ROF BRIDGEND, JANUARY 1942

    WORKERS WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY: LIFE AT ROF BRIDGEND, JANUARY 1942

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

    D 6242

    War workers knit, read magazines and chat in the workers lounge at ROF Bridgend. Matron is on hand to answer any of their questions and offer any advice they may need.

  • 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...