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  • 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...

  • EMPIRE - AND WORLD - PARTY: RADIO BROADCAST FROM THE OVERSEAS CLUB, ST JAMES'S LONDON, 1942

    EMPIRE - AND WORLD - PARTY: RADIO BROADCAST FROM THE OVERSEAS CLUB, ST JAMES'S LONDON, 1942

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

    D 10371

    A group of two Americans and two Britons listen to the broadcast from the Hall of India at the Overseas Club. Left to right they are: ACW2 Patricia Graham WAAF (from, Ripley, Hampshire), Corporal H Bielski (standing, from Rapid City, South Dakota), ACW2...

  • WAAF Instrument Mechanics at Work

    WAAF Instrument Mechanics at Work

    (art) Made by: Coke, Dorothy J 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1298

    image: WAAFs at work in a workshop, sitting on high stools at benches, illuminated by anglepoise lamps. In the centre of the room one worker sits at the end of a bench, working with a larger machine.

  • WAAFs Packing Parachutes

    WAAFs Packing Parachutes

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 2310

    image: the parachutes are laid out on long, thin tables while the WAAFs arrange the fabric and the ropes . In the background one parachute has just been packed and lies in a bundle at the end of the table.

  • COASTAL COMMAND: THE PRODUCTION OF A MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM AT PINEWOOD STUDIOS, IVER HEATH, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, APRIL 1942

    COASTAL COMMAND: THE PRODUCTION OF A MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM AT PINEWOOD STUDIOS, IVER HEATH, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, APRIL 1942

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

    D 7750

    In the Operations Room set constructed for the Ministry of Information film 'Coastal Command' at Pinewood Studios, Sergeant Holland (NCOIC Ops Room Clerk) discusses a point with Plotter Assistant Section Officer Bewkey. To the right of the...

  • WARTIME ENTERTAINMENT, UK, 1942

    WARTIME ENTERTAINMENT, UK, 1942

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

    D 6860

    Three children sit transfixed as they watch a production of 'Aladdin and his Magic Lamp' being performed by WAAFs at a Royal Air Force base, somewhere in Britain, possibly RAF Bridgnorth. The photograph only shows the audience: none of the...

  • WOMEN AT WAR 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN AT WAR 1939 - 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Official photographer

    TR 300

    Women’s Auxiliary Air Force: A member of the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force checks equipment on an Air Sea Rescue launch before it is handed over for operational duties.

  • Help the RAF - Join the WAAF

    Help the RAF - Join the WAAF

    (posters) Made by: WOMEN'S AUXILIARY AIR FORCE (publisher/sponsor)

    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...

  • Serve in the WAAF with the Men Who Fly

    Serve in the WAAF with the Men Who Fly

    (posters) Made by: Her Majesty's Stationery Office (publisher/sponsor) 1941

    Art.IWM PST 3096

    whole: the image occupies the whole. The title is integrated and positioned in the upper quarter, in black and in white. image: a half-length depiction of a woman dressed in WAAF uniform and an RAF pilot standing side by side and to attention, with a...

  • Coming Down : the balloon's fins and rudder are full of air. A girl pulls the air vent from underneath as the bag sinks
down

    Coming Down : the balloon's fins and rudder are full of air. A girl pulls the air vent from underneath as the bag sinks down

    (art) Made by: Austin, Robert Sargent 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1865

    image: a female WAAF balloon worker, wearing overalls and with her back to the viewer, pulls the air vent of a large balloon, which is in the process of deflating.

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