Munitions memories

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" ..they were very frightened. Especially the workers coming in at 18 because that was when you were allowed to work on the danger area".

Two women who worked in a munitions factory near Bridgend recall their experiences of working on the 'home front' including the dangers and hardships of work in 'the arsenal' as it was known locally.

From: In Living Memory: On the Home Front
First broadcast : 14 March, 1996

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