The Resource Bomb girls: : trading aprons for ammo, Barbara Dickson, (electronic resource)

Bomb girls: : trading aprons for ammo, Barbara Dickson, (electronic resource)

Label
Bomb girls: : trading aprons for ammo
Title
Bomb girls:
Title remainder
trading aprons for ammo
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Dickson
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Language
eng
Summary
An account of the women working in high-security, dangerous conditions making bombs in Toronto during the Second World War. What was it like to work in a Canadian Second World War munitions factory? What were working conditions like? Did anyone die? Just how closely did female employees embody the image of "Rosie the Riveter" so popularly advertised to promote factory work in war propaganda posters? How closely does the recent TV show, Bomb Girls, resemble the actual historical record of the day-to-day lives of bomb-making employees? Bomb Girls delivers a dramatic, personal, and detailed review of Canada's largest fuse-filling munitions factory, situated in Scarborough, Ontario. First-hand accounts, technical records, photographic evidence, business documentation, and site maps all come together to offer a rare, complete account into the lives of over twenty-one thousand brave men and women who risked their lives daily while handling high explosives in a dedicated effort to help win the war
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1961-
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Dickson, Barbara
Dewey number
940.53082/0971
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Women in war
  • Weapons industry
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Bomb girls: : trading aprons for ammo, Barbara Dickson, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11808173
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11808173
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11808173
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11808173
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Bomb girls: : trading aprons for ammo, Barbara Dickson, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11808173
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11808173
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11808173
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11808173
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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