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Warwork News No 78

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 1945 10 mins

From the collection of:

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King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit the Isle of Man to attend the opening of the Tynwald (the Manx parliament). The production of razor blades at a highly automated factory outside London (the Gillette factory on the Great West Road between Osterley and Brentford). Scenes of the devastation in Berlin, Germany; men of 7th Armoured Division, "The Desert Rats", enter the fallen city.