Women replaced RAF personnel in those trades where there were shortages. There was an ebb and flow of requirements. The safety and physical well-being of the women were primary concerns. Except for nursing orderlies, aircrew duty was never approved.
|Assistant Section Officer Elizabeth Weightman. Photographic interpretation played an important role in assessing targets|
|WAAF armourers preparing a bomberaircraft for an operation|
|WAAFs helped to bring back casualties and prisoners of war from Europe soon after D-Day|
|WAAFs in the Middle East, circa 1944|
|RAF station dance, Bradwell Bay 1944|
|WAAF Flight Mechanics|