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Girls behind the guns are playing a key part in the training of Britain's anti-aircraft gunners. Trained in the use of the kin e-theodolite machine; they follow shells as they burst and photograph them in relation to the target; a sleeve towed by a plane. They roar of guns in ther ears is routine stuff; and they're on the practice ranges every day. Open in full size

Girls behind the guns are playing a key part in the training of Britain's anti-aircraft gunners. Trained in the use of the kin e-theodolite machine; they follow shells as they burst and photograph them in relation to the target; a sleeve towed by a plane. They roar of guns in ther ears is routine stuff; and they're on the practice ranges every day.

Picture, 1940, English

Girls behind the guns are playing a key part in the training of Britain's anti-aircraft gunners. Trained in the use of the kin e-theodolite machine; they follow shells as they burst and photograph them in relation to the target; a sleeve towed by a plane. They roar of guns in ther ears is routine stuff; and they're on the practice ranges every day.

Picture, 1940, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Army - Great Britain - Women

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0002328f