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Author Series Luncheon: “Bomb Girls – Scarborough’s Best Kept Secret”
April 11, 2018 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Guest Speaker: Barbara Dickson, Author
During the Second World War, the Canadian government built a sprawling top secret munitions plant outside the city limits in the rural community of Scarborough. The plant, called GECO, comprised 346 acres, over four kilometres of tunnels, and 172 buildings (built in five months!)Bomb Girls : Trading Aprons for Ammo is a comprehensive, historical record of Canada’s biggest WWII munitions plant employing over 21,000 citizens, predominantly women, who courageously worked with high explosives around the clock over its four year history.
Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
Reception: 11:45 am | Lunch: 12:15 pm
Member & Spouse: $38pp | Guests: $48pp
(Plus taxes and house charges)
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