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 · The war put an end to all this - when racing stopped - and Dorothy Stanley-Turner served as a WAAF in a barrage balloon unit. On the 1st August 1940 she was 882502 Aircraftwoman 1st Class Miss Dorothy Mabel Murray …

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The three films being THE RED BERET (1953), HELL BELOW ZERO (1954) and THE BLACK KNIGHT (1954) all released through Columbia Pictures. ... At one moment "Canada" meets a young who I believe is a WAAF (meaning a member of Women's Auxiliary Air Force), Penny Gardner (Susan Stephen, delicious!). ... There are shots of a barrage balloon with a ...

Signalman Harry Read - Pegasus Archive

 · Signalman Harry Read . Unit: "J" Section, 6th Airborne Divisional Signals, attached to Headquarters 3rd Parachute Brigade.. Excerpts from the transcript of an interview of former Signalman Harry Read. The interview was conducted by Bryan Stephenson of the World War II Experience Centre and edited, largely for the sake of clarity, and expanded by the interviewee.

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The Fu-Go (fire balloon) was a huge hydrogen balloon loaded with incendiary (fire making) bombs. The plan was to release the balloons into the jet stream over the Pacific Ocean. The direction of the air currents would float the balloons directly to …

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The WAAF (Women's Auxiliary Air Force) was created on 28 June 1939, and women recruited into the WAAF were given basic training. WAAFs did not serve as aircrew, but were active in parachute packing and the crewing of barrage balloons in addition to performing catering, meteorology, radar, aircraft maintenance, transport, communications duties ...

Photos - Second World War – Page 17 – IWM Prints

Photos - Second World War. Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) at the Royal Artillery Experimental Unit at Shoeburyness in Essex, recovering shells from the mud flats at low tide, 1943. An ATS artillery observer uses a theodolite to measure air shell bursts at the Royal Artillery Experimental Unit, Shoeburyness, Essex, 1942.

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Royal Air Force 126 The Air Council_____ 360 127 Member of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF), with sergeant pilot, or sergeant gunner of the RAF----- 365 128 Camouflage and markings of British aircraft----- 369 Supplement No. 2.

Pam Ayres ‹ Series 1 ‹ Women at War: 100 Years of Service

0:42:59. 0:43:02. Writer and poet Pam Ayres recalls her years in the Women's Royal Air Force in the 1960s and returns to her job as a plotter to see if she still has what it takes to work in military intelligence.

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 · The embroidery moves on to include scenes from the Battle of the Atlantic and the Battle of Britain as depicted with WAAF plotters. The Women's Auxiliary Air Force played a dynamic role serving as drivers, hot air balloon …

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1944 WAAF Battledress Trousers In mint unissued condition. 1944 War Office 'Words and Phrases in German' 1944 Webbing Map Case An unissued example. ... 1945 Denison Smock Discovered with the 7 Para maroon beret also listed. In very good condition. The label is somewhat washed-out, though a careful eye can just detect a 1945 date and the size 3. ...

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 · His wife Molly, who he married as a WAAF at Tempsford, died in 1919. He is survived by a son and daughter. Squadron Leader James Wagland, DFC and Bar, wartime special duties navigator, was born on November 4, 1913. He died on April 2, 2005, aged 91.

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 · Royal Air Force - Insignia. Tropical Service Dress Leading Aircraftman Badge. The RAF CBI (China/Burma/India) Leading Aircraftman Badge. This is an early Canadian eagle for RCAF or RAF trained in Canada for Khaki Great …

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Overall, WAAF numbers climbed from 2000 in 1939 to 182,000 in 1943. In September 1941, Biddy martin was posted to Canada as the youngest and most junior of three WAAF officers who had been selected to help the Royal …

Blouse, Suit, Working, Serge: O/A, Women's Auxiliary Air ...

 · BlouseBlue serge single-breasted blouse, cut in the same style as the man's battledress blouse. Blouse features two pleated breast pockets with flaps, secured by black plastic exposed buttons. The blouse is open-collared and has four exposed buttons to the front. There is a gun metal finished sliding buckle fitted to the right waist.To the left lower sleeve is sewn an …

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 · Compact - National Magazine of the WAAF - Wendy The WAAF Gets A New Beret by W.2126 Her War Effort - by W.1848 Moonlight Picnics - A Few Hints From Wendy The WAAF Cartoon Diary of a WAAF Part VII -by W.2126 Snippet - Flt Lt Robert Spurdle RNZAF had shot down German ace Horst Benno Kruger

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Formation and Early Airborne Forces | ParaData

 · Formation and Early Airborne Forces. On the 22nd June 1940, Winston Churchill sent a letter to General Ismay requesting a corps of at least 5000 troops. He had been impressed by the successes of German parachute and glider-borne troops who had secured vital objectives ahead of the armoured 'Blitzkrieg' in Western Europe.

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 · 18 July 2015. 9:00 AM. 18 July 2015. 9:00 AM. Sir Christopher Lee, who died last month aged 93, knew how to play a part. One of the consummate actors of his generation, whose career spanned nearly seven decades, his …

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 · WAAF experts' nimble fingers are particularly good at instrument repair work. WAAF at work in an intelligence room, where reports from stations are gathered. Refueling of aircraft is another duty now being handled by WAAF personnel. WAAF balloon operators hauling on the tail lines of a barrage balloon.

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 · But also the balloon was tethered at 1000 feet which gave them another 200 feet over our height at 800. ... The packing is a very carefully supervised activity. In England it was carried out by members of WAAF. In India we had a section of specially trained troops to do the job. ... so to speak. Being settled in included being equipped with the ...

Diana Mary Charlton WAAF The Wartime Memories Project

WAAF. I enrolled as No 884859 ACW2 WAAF (47 Wilts) Women's Auxiliary Air Force on 19 September 1939 at RAF Old Sarum Called up and posted to RAF Rollestone — the RAF Anti-Gas School on October 27 1939. Having enlisted on September 19 1939 at RAF Old Sarum, I was called back there, with about thirty others, on October 27 1939.

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In the United Kingdom, the units which were the rough analog of these American organizations were British Army's Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS), a successor to the British Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) of World War I; the Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS), better known as the "Wrens;" and the Royal Air Force's Women's ...