Soldiers unloading supplies during dock strike:1945
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 30cm x 22cm

Soldiers unloading supplies during dock strike:1945

© PLA collection/Museum of London

Full image caption

During a dock strike, millitary labour was called in to unload essential supplies. A grass-roots strike in October 1945 was not backed by union officials but port workers who had supported the war effort were determined to improve their working lives.
 

Date

1945 AD - 1945 AD
 

Image Number

005564
 

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