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Highlights of the Collection

Industries

Armaments and munitions manufacture


Workman wearing protective face mask loads case of T.N.T. into machine at the Cherrier bomb-making plant

Workman wearing protective face mask loads case of T.N.T. into machine at the Cherrier bomb-making plant
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Workmen assemble 500-pound bombs at the Cherrier plant

Workmen assemble 500-pound bombs at the Cherrier plant
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Workman placing hand grenades into a hand grenade mould at the Frost and Wood plant

Workman placing hand grenades into a hand grenade mould at the Frost and Wood plant
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Female munitions worker welds magazine clip of a Bren gun in the John Inglis Co. Bren gun plant

Female munitions worker welds magazine clip of a Bren gun in the John Inglis Co. Bren gun plant
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Women examine 40 m.m. anti-aircraft shells

Women examine 40 m.m. anti-aircraft shells
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Tester fires off round from completed Bren gun in special test room

Tester fires off round from completed Bren gun in special test room
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