"Mills Grenades. Core Making."
A group of munitionettes is making cores for hand grenades. Most munitionettes are wearing standard issue protective clothing. The women are working with moulds and moulding sand. From "Munition Work Record. The Falkirk Iron Coy, Ltd, 1915-1918."
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In 1915 the UK government took power over munitions production and directed many women into the industry; their numbers rose from 212,000 in 1914 to 950,000 by 1918. On average their pay was less than half that of men. They became known as munitionettes.