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Corporate entry Department of Munitions (1940 - 1948)

Commonwealth of Australia

From
11 June 1940
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
To
6 April 1948
Functions
Defence Industries and Advisory or regulatory body
Reference No
CA 39
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Melbourne, Victoria

Summary

The Department of Munitions was established in 1940. Its purpose was to control provision of military supplies, which had been in much greater demand since the outbreak of the Second World War.

Published resources

Books

  • Ross, A.T., Armed and Ready: the Industrial Development and Defence of Australia, 1900-1945, Turton & Armstrong, Sydney, 1995, 452 pp. Details

Online Resources

See also

Ailie Smith