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  [Manufacturing munitions and war materials]

[Fabrication des munitions et du matériel de guerre]
1916 ?- Tinted - Silent
Runtime: 8 min 50
Country: United Kingdom ?

Director: Unknown
Production Company
: Société des Etablissements Gaumont

Description: During the First World War, Vickers manufactured munitions and war materials needed for combat. In the workshops, shrapnel and shells are manufactured by workers, while women and young girls assemble the parts and load the shells with powder. When the work is completed, armored trucks transport the munitions to their destination. At the dockyards, a warship is constructed using steel plates and pieces cut from armored vehicles using acetylene flames.

Keywords: World War, 1914-1918 -- Women -- Great Britain; Weapons industry

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