The WAAF book a scrapbook of wartime memories

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Published by Whitcoulls in Christchurch, London .

Written in English

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  • New Zealand. -- Women"s Auxiliary Air Force -- History.

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Statementcompiled by Bathia Mackenzie.
ContributionsMackenzie, Bathia.
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18798840M
ISBN 100723306850

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The Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF), whose members were referred to as WAAFs / ˈ w æ f s /, was the female auxiliary of the Royal Air Force during World War II, established in At its peak strength, inWAAF numbers exceededwith over 2, women enlisting per week.

Get this from a library. The WAAF book: a scrapbook of wartime memories. [Bathia Mackenzie;] -- Between and more than women were accepted for service in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force, the first of the women's services to be formed in New Zealand. This book tells the story of.

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I read this after reading Muriel Gane Pushman's happy book "We all wore blue" about her WAAF experiences and I must say that in comparison, this book is the book to read if one really wants to know what it was like during the war years for these girls. While Muriel's book is very self centered Pip Beck's covers a wide spectrum/5(3).

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"One WAAF's war. Author:Reid, Kathryn. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. Book Binding:N/A. World of Books USA was founded in Received from Netgalley for review, thank you. I hate to say it, but I was a little disappointed in this memoir.

It's the fault more of my expectations than of the book, I think; the cover states quite clearly that this is a light-hearted memoir of a WAAF's service "for the duration"/5.

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The Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) was formed in June when war seemed imminent again. The WAAF came under the administration of the RAF and members did not serve in individual female. I think all those possiblies are good explanations. Not that this book has much to do with the WAAF/ATA anyway, as the plot goes something like this: Worrals complains about her boring WAAF job, Worrals interrupts a boring WAAF job to shoot down some Germans, Worrals spends a weekend on leave spy-hunting, the end.

She even had the dubious honour of detecting the first of Hitler s devastating V2 rockets as it fell on an unsuspecting London. This book gives a vivid insight into the life of a young woman facing the grim reality of war.

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Paperback $ The backdrop to this book is the war itself, as it was waged by fighter aircraft, frequent bombing raids, V-1 rockets, the London Blitz, the ‘blackout’, set against the metropolitan night-life, partying at The Savoy, the Queensbury Club in Author: Betty Farley.

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In The WAAF at War, highly experienced author John Frayn Turner has addressed this serious oversight by capturing the indomitable spirit of the thousands of young women who made up the WAAF. He vividly describes the diverse roles played by members of this highly respected organization, both on the ground at air stations and in control bunkers.

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The service characters have been camouflaged with fictitious names, titles and ranks, and should not be taken to resemble specific persons, living or dead. This book is a simple honest account of a young womans experience in war time Britain.

Pip Beck was an ordinary english young woman like thousands of others who volantered to serve her country as a WAAF R/T operator in Bomber s: 5. A WAAF in Bomber Command by Pip Beck and a great selection of related books, The book sparkies with humour and anecdote yet has a very special poignancy.

The author reiterates her 'deep admiration for the men of Bomber Command who carried the fight to the enemy when no one else could. A WAAF in Bomber Command. Pip Beck. Published by. During the Battle of Britain, the WAAF was crucial as they maintained communication with the air commands, highlighting positions of enemy aircraft.

WAAF recruitment poster. As sporadic, small-scale German attacks slowly intensified, Hitler’s air force continued to push their way into southern England. The WAAF Book: A Scrapbook of Wartime Memories. Christchurch, New Zealand: Whitcoulls. ISBN External links. Behind Our Planes (Short film). Wellington, New Zealand: National Film Unit.

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Highly experienced author John Frayn Turner has succeeded in capturing the indomitable spirit of the WAAF during WWII.

His book vividly describes the many roles played by members of this highly respected organization, whether on the ground at air stations, under the ground in control bunkers, reading radar monitors or plotting the course of air operations. Pip Beck Biography - - Pip Beck Biography and List of Works - Pip Beck Books Pip Beck is the author of books such as A Waaf In Bomber Command.

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Forty-two photographs of people, murals and drawings, many of her own creation, appear. A WAAF book showing she served Jan 43 to Feb 46 - at Wythall & A RAFVR book showing he served Apr 41 to Aug 46 (incl in South Africa Feb Jul 45) - at 54 Operational Trg Unit Church Fenton. Would they have been given campaign medals (or similar) for their service?

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