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Worker and War Front No. 5

A wartime magazine made to motivate and inform war workers, commissioned by the Ministry of Information in 1942 and exclusively screened in factories.

Government sponsored film 1943 13 mins

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The fifth of the Worker and War-Front Magazine instalments features heavily on Britain’s fuel production, heading down the pits with Northumberland coal miners before looking at charcoal production and its unexpected uses on the war front. The film ends with a feature on the Bristol Beaufighter aircraft, in service with the RAF in North Africa.