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Female factory worker posed with finished Sten sub-machinegun, Small Arms Plant, Long Branch, Ontario, Canada, 26 May 1942

Caption   Female factory worker posed with finished Sten sub-machinegun, Small Arms Plant, Long Branch, Ontario, Canada, 26 May 1942 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseLibrary and Archives Canada
Identification Code   WRM-1929
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Sten   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 26 May 1942
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 13 Jun 2007
Licensing  Public Domain



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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Anonymous says:
20 Sep 2008 06:25:07 PM

may I use the photo for a research project on women in world war II
2. Gladys Markusich says:
1 Jan 2011 09:35:18 PM

I saw an article in the local paper about the small arms factory. My mother worked there during the war while my dad was overseas with the Royal Canadian Regiment. I am proud of my parents for giving us our freedom.
3. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
18 Oct 2012 06:36:55 PM

FOR GOD,KING AND COUNTRY: LOOKS LIKE RACHEL IS MAKING THE FINAL CHECK ON THIS 9mm STEN, SUB MACHINE GUN, BET SHE'S THINKING HAVE A GO, AT'EM BOY'S AND GET ME A COUPLE OF JERRIES. SHE LOOKS COMFORTABLE WITH THAT STEN, WITH A FINGER ON THAT TRIGGER DOESN'T SHE...BY JOVE SHE HAS A MAGAZINE IN THAT WEAPON! FOR YOU 1960s TWILIGHT ZONE FANS, REMEMBER THE EPISODE "I SHOT AN ARROW INTO THE AIR" THE CREW CARRIED 9mm, STEN SUB MACHINE GUNS SEASON 1, EPISODE 15...AIRED JANUARY 1960 SO HOW MUCH DID A WWII STEN COST: LET'S SAY ABOUT 2 POUNDS,7 SHILLINGS, IN USD WWII MONEY THATS ABOUT $9.68, 7 SHILLINGS IS WORTH $1.68

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