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A Female Worker Spray Paints the Landing Gear of a De Havilland Mosquito Airplane
Ronny Jaques, photograph, Downsview (Ontario), September 1944

Of 116,000 workers employed by the Canadian aeronautical industry during the Second World War, 30,000 were women. So most of them did jobs usually entrusted to men.

Ronny Jaques / National Film Board of Canada. Photothèque / Library and Archives Canada / e000762779