• Short Summary

    A look at work inside munitions factory, most of the workers are women.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Big Effort in Small Arms".

    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots of the interior of a Ministry of Supply small arms munitions factory. Molten brass is passed from furnace to furnace to make cartridge cases for rifles - good shots of industrial process. Various shots of the factory canteen, most of the munitions workers at the factory are women.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1117.27
    Media URN:
    38930
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/06/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:50:00 / 01:39:55:00
    Canister:
    41/49

Comments (1)

  1. jimbaxter says

    This looks to me like ROF Radway Green. One of the machines has RG on the side and one of the women workers is wearing a badge which I'm told looks like the factory 13 badge.

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