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Warwork News No 24

Wartime news magazine for factory workers, sponsored by the Ministry of Supply. News items often stressed the value of the 'factory front'.

Government sponsored film 1943 11 mins

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This issue covers various topics, including Dame Laura Knight’s painting of Royal Ordnance Factory worker Ruby Loftus, production of munitions in the Soviet Union, a Sergeant demonstrating techniques for mine detection, troops from the Belgian Congo in the Middle East, Lieutenant-General Holmes at a ski school in Syria, and news of the Allied breakthough in Tunisia (including the capture of German prisoners).