By Barbara Dickson
2016 historical past Toronto e-book 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 unit? What have been operating stipulations like? Did someone die? simply how heavily did woman staff embrace a dead ringer for “Rosie the Riveter” so popularly marketed to advertise manufacturing facility paintings in struggle propaganda posters? How heavily does the new television convey, Bomb Girls, resemble the particular old list of the daily lives of bomb-making employees?
Bomb Girls grants a dramatic, own, and targeted overview of Canada’s greatest fuse-filling munitions manufacturing facility, positioned in Scarborough, Ontario. First-hand debts, technical documents, photographic proof, company documentation, and location maps all come jointly to provide an extraordinary, whole 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 committed attempt to aid win the war.
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