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MUNITIONS FACTORIES UNITED KINGDOM DURING FIRST WORLD WAR (HU 96426) Three female munitions workers stand in front of 15-inch high explosive shells at the National Shell Filling Factory at Chilwell, Nottinghamshire, during the First World War.

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WW1. Female workers loading shells on the transport at the National Shell Filling Factory, Chilwell, UK. © IWM ( Q 30012)

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Two women munition workers operate a shell case forming machine during World War I at the New Gun Factory of the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, London.

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Women munitions workers gauging the thickness of the heads of shells at Royal Shell Factory No.3, Woolwich Arsenal, May 1918.

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Women munition workers turning copper bands for artillery shells during the First World War at Royal Shell Factory 3, Woolwich Arsenal, Lond...

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