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  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM POSTER COLLECTION" (photographs)

    MH 13647

    Posters recruiting women into the war effort: “Help the RAF - Join the WAAF.”

  • WAAF's at Salisbury

    WAAF's at Salisbury

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 334

    image: A view along the pavement of a street in Salisbury. A middle-aged officer in uniform and holding a swagger-stick stops to look at two passing WAAF's in uniform. As the women walk on, they too turn their heads to glance back at him.

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CH 12687

    The Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF): Members of Bomber Command returning from a mine-laying operation on the enemy coastline are interviewed by a WAAF Intelligence Officer at RAF Lakenheath.

  • WAAFs Repairing Parachutes at a Maintenance Unit, Henlow

    WAAFs Repairing Parachutes at a Maintenance Unit, Henlow

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 2306

    image: a group of WAAFs in uniform sit around a large, square work table covered in swathes of Parachute silk. Each one is sewing at a sewing machine lit with an angle poise lamp.

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CH 13693

    The Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF): RAF and WAAF flight mechanics working together on a Bristol Beaufighter Mark VI in a servicing hangar at No. 51 Operational Training Unit, Cranfield, Bedfordshire. They are pictured adjusting the undercarriage...

  • Join the WAAF

    Join the WAAF

    (posters) Made by: Luck (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 4916

    whole: the image occupies the whole. The title is integrated and placed along the top edge, in black. The text is integrated and located in the lower fifth, in white. image: a shoulder-length depiction of a smiling WAAF member, seated in an air traffic...

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CH 12199

    The Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF): Leading Aircraftwoman M Wishart, a meteorological clerk, takes a weather reading from a thermohygrograph at RAF Pitreavie Castle, Dunfermline, Scotland.

  • Help the RAF - Join the WAAF

    Help the RAF - Join the WAAF

    (posters) Made by: GAMES, ABRAM (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 2831

    whole: the image occupies the whole. The title is integrated and positioned in the upper quarter, in white, black, and in purple outlined white. The text is integrated and placed across the bottom edge, in white. image: a three-quarter length depiction...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE RADIO-COUNTERMEASURES, 1939-1945

    ROYAL AIR FORCE RADIO-COUNTERMEASURES, 1939-1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CH 16682

    CORONA operating position at the Headquarters of the RAF 'Y' Service, Hollywood Manor, West Kingsdown, Kent. A German-speaking operator is speaking into the 'ghost voice' microphone (top), while a WAAF flight-sergeant records the...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE EDUCATIONAL AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING SCHEME

    ROYAL AIR FORCE EDUCATIONAL AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING SCHEME

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 23101

    Members of the Royal Air Force (RAF) and Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) are given a lecture as part of a course in joinery, one of the many options available on the RAF's Educational and Vocational Training Scheme to help prepare service...

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