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By Barbara Dickson

ISBN-10: 1459731166

ISBN-13: 9781459731165

2016 Speaker's ebook Award — Shortlisted

2016 history Toronto e-book Award — Nominated

An account of the ladies operating in high-security, harmful stipulations making bombs in Toronto in the course of the moment global War.

What was once it prefer to paintings in a Canadian moment global struggle munitions manufacturing facility? What have been operating stipulations like? Did an individual die? simply how heavily did girl staff include a dead ringer for “Rosie the Riveter” so popularly marketed to advertise manufacturing unit paintings in warfare propaganda posters? How heavily does the hot television convey, Bomb Girls, resemble the particular old list of the day by day lives of bomb-making employees?

Bomb Girls can provide a dramatic, own, and particular evaluation of Canada’s greatest fuse-filling munitions manufacturing unit, 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 devoted attempt to assist win the war.

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