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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

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

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