By Barbara Dickson
2016 history Toronto booklet Award — Nominated
An account of the ladies operating in high-security, harmful stipulations making bombs in Toronto throughout the moment international War.
What was once it prefer to paintings in a Canadian moment global battle munitions manufacturing facility? What have been operating stipulations like? Did a person die? simply how heavily did woman staff embrace similar to “Rosie the Riveter” so popularly marketed to advertise manufacturing unit paintings in conflict propaganda posters? How heavily does the hot television express, Bomb Girls, resemble the particular ancient list of the day by day lives of bomb-making employees?
Bomb Girls can provide a dramatic, own, and special assessment of Canada’s greatest fuse-filling munitions manufacturing unit, located in Scarborough, Ontario. First-hand bills, technical documents, photographic proof, company documentation, and placement maps all come jointly to supply an extraordinary, entire account into the lives of over twenty-one thousand courageous women and men who risked their lives day-by-day whereas dealing with excessive explosives in a devoted attempt to aid win the war.
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