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Making barage balloons

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Making barage balloons

The Kelvin Hall during the Second World War.

At the beginning of the war the Kelvin Hall was adapted as a factory making barage balloons and dinghies. Around 850 people were employed there.

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums

Keywords:
barage balloons, dinghies, Glasgow Corporation, Kelvin Hall, munitions, Second World War



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