The War Illustrated

image 1989-69

Object

Magazine

Title

The War Illustrated

Production date

1943 = 1944

Material

Paper

Dimensions

Height: 282mm
Width: 225mm

Description

War Magazine : 'The War Illustrated' no. 179

Inscription

Handling her boat-hook like a professional bargee is this girl now training under a Ministery of War Transport scheme designed to make still greater use of our inland waterways for carrying vital supplies when the Allied Western offensive opens. Barges work in pairs, with a crew of three each ; six pairs of boats on regular runs are now operated by women. An average round trip takes 16 days, and crews sometimes work a 16-hour day.

Object number

1989.69

On display?

No

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