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Serious Production

Production and expansion at the Bridgend Royal Ordnance factory went into top gear following the outbreak of war; by March 1940 the factory was in full production, targets were increased and then increased again to meet the demands of the UK war effort.

Pulping Plant


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What was a trickle soon became a flood with each passing month the output volumes began to reach new highs and stocks began to accumulate. (See Appendix 12.)

The demands from the Navy and Army were given top priority with Naval tubes, and 2 pounder shells at the top of the list. (See Appendix 3.)

Gun Cotton Building


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