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GWR Salvage Corps leaflet, 1940

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During the war the GWR were committed to salvaging paper and other material. In August 1940 General Manager, James Milne, invited employees to join the GWR Salvage Corp. This leaflet was issued to encourage staff to salvage a whole host of items, including metals, timber, glass, rubber, bones and foodstuffs. A quote from the inside reads Salvage feeds the guns that fight the Huns, a reference to the German enemy

Copyright © STEAM Museum of the GWR

Media ID 19931795

Date: 6th February 2014

Image Size: 1173 x 1827 Pixels

Filesize is 1.11MB

Associated Categories: Artwork and documents

Associated Categories: The Railway at War

Associated Categories: Second World War

Associated Categories: Documents

Keywords: james, leaflet, milne, paper, recycling, salvage, world war 2