Thursday, March 31, 2016

Building airspeed indicators, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1942

W.A.B. Douglas & Brereton Greenhous.  Out of the Shadows.  Canada in the Second World War.  Oxford University Press, 1977.


Anonymous said...

Puts one in mind of the Radium Girls:

The Duke said...

Good point. I see that the wikipedia piece talks about "radium jaw." Horrible! Made me think of "Phossy jaw" which often afflicted women who worked making matches. See an earlier post,