Rosie the Riveter

Motor Torpedo Boats (MTB)
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Rosie the Riveter

Postby reinaart » Mon Mar 22, 2021 12:59 pm

Some weeks ago I happened across this pic of a British Rosie working on a Vosper :

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Re: Rosie the Riveter

Postby reinaart » Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:14 am

There are quite a few pics of Wrens working on MTBs in the IWM collection as well :

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Interestingly the German army only had some female radio/telephone operators and not even female drivers. The tasks performed by Wrens didn't fit the image of women in Nazi ideology (women were primarily considered to be wives and mothers).

Arjan


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