Scrapbook containing official photographs and newspaper cuttings relating to the manufacture of Sten guns

Object Title

Scrapbook containing official photographs and newspaper cuttings relating to the manufacture of Sten guns

Scrapbook containing official photographs and newspaper cuttings relating to the manufacture of Sten guns

Date

1942-45

Reference

FRA 1

Level

File

Scope and Content

The sixteen photographs show the manufacture and test firing of Sten guns at an unknown Royal Ordance Factory (possibly Frazakeley). Some are stamped 'Press Office' and 'Ministry of Supply' and dated 27 July 1942,

The accompanying cuttings are from a variety of newspapers including nationals such as the Daily Mail and the Daily Mirror, and locals, such as the Evening Standard and the Glasgow Herald.

Extent

1 volume

Access Conditions

Open access

Reproduction Conditions

Crown Copyright