An unusual memoir of work at the Woolwich Arsenal from July 1916-January 1917. Above all, shells were the weapons that won the Great War. After the great ‘shell shortage’ scandal of 1915, the Government grasped the need to manufacture munitions of a mass basis, and thousands of workers – most of them women – were recruited into the great munitions factories turning out the ordnance that eventually wore down the enemy.
MUNITION LASSES Six Months as Principal Overlooker in Danger Buildings
Work at the Woolwich Arsenal from July 1916-Jan. 1917