The Canary Girls: The workers the war turned yellow – BBC News

Women in munitions factories were tasked with filling shells with explosives [Imperial War Museum]

The sacrifice of soldiers killed during World Wars One and Two is well-documented. But the efforts of munitions workers stained yellow by toxic chemicals is a story much less told. A campaign now hopes to honour the so-called Canary Girls, who…

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