National Geographic : 1943 Mar
Staff Photographer Howell Walker Staff Photographer Howell Walker Boy Workers at a Munitions Factory Make Fuses for Shells Busy Australians Assemble Another 3.7-inch Antiaircraft Gun Like most factories in Australia this peacetime commercial plant has been Such big cannon have made Japanese raids onDarwin and other Australian converted to war production. Today 68 percent of the total population is in strong points expensive in planes and pilots. The Commonwealth's production full-time war work or serving with the armed forces. of steel for Bren gun carriers,bombs, and heavy armored units isincreasing.