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  • Short Summary

    Young girls pose with and stack steel helmets for soldiers at a factory.

  • Description

    War Time Milliners - steel helmets.

    Teenagers doing war work; British girls make steel helmets. Pan on teenage girls in group pose; front row holding stacks of helmets; back rows wearing helmets.

    Interior shot; girls packing the helmets to be shipped to soldiers. One girl tosses wrapped up helmets to another; who loads them into crate; they work at fast speed. MS girl hands helmets to 3 soldiers. They try them on.

    World War One; home front.

    Also ON 406 H.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:24:00 / 01:26:11:00
    ON 138 H

Comments (1)

  1. bogart says

    I found out yesterday, 2nd October 2014, that in 1916 my great aunt, though still mourning the loss of her eldest son at The Battle of Jutland, was working from 0600 hours to 2100 hours daily making these helmets.

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