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Warwork News No 25

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 9 mins

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The work of women making lamp filaments for the lights of ships, aircraft and other objects of war, is profiled. An American pilot from RAF Eagle Squadron, based in Malta but on leave in Britain. The surrender of Pantelleria : views from on board Royal Navy vessels as they pound the island’s shore batteries; Admiral Cunningham and Eisenhower watch the operation from on board HMS Aurora.