‘Ronnie, the Bren Gun Girl’ – A WWII Canadian Icon

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Veronica Foster, popularly known as 'Ronnie, the Bren Gun Girl'

Veronica Foster, popularly known as ‘Ronnie, the Bren Gun Girl’

Veronica Foster, popularly known as “Ronnie, the Bren Gun Girl”, was a Canadian icon representing nearly one million Canadian women who worked in the manufacturing plants that produced munitions and materiel during World War II. Foster worked for John Inglis Co. Ltd producing Bren light machine guns on a production line on Strachan Avenue in Toronto, Ontario.

Veronica Foster, popularly known as 'Ronnie, the Bren Gun Girl'

Veronica Foster, popularly known as 'Ronnie, the Bren Gun Girl'

Veronica Foster, popularly known as 'Ronnie, the Bren Gun Girl'

Veronica Foster, popularly known as 'Ronnie, the Bren Gun Girl'

Source: War History Online

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