Our Valued WAAF's

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here are a few more ....
John
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Here is another great photo, displaying the much varied role of the WAAF's.
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Source IWM
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Seven members of the WAAF, each with over two and a half years service at the Parachute Training School.jpg (24.99 KiB) Viewed 7205 times
Seven members of the WAAF, each with over two and a half years service at the Parachute Training School. The women have, between them, packed nearly fifty thousand parachutes to date. Left to right: ACW1 Sheina Brown (25) of Covent Grove, Glasgow (formerly a saleswoman); ACW1 Edith Tindle (26) of Shotton Colliery, County Durham (formerly a cinema attendant); ACW1 Olive Snow (23) of Knutsford, Cheshire (formerly a mill worker); Cpl Doris Mothersole (29) of Chesham, Buckinghamshire, (formerly a laundry hand); Sergeant Betty Jones (24) of Pontefract, Yorkshire (formerly a housekeeper); LACW Phyllis Baduchowska (21) (the English wife of a Polish paratrooper); and ACW1 Anne Douglas of Liverpool (formerly a tailoress).
http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205125598

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Hi Tom,
I've tried to enlarge it but the quality is not so good. Love the signage!
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And a couple more great photos of the ladies in action .........
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Good to see a colour photo here.
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Another talented bunch ............
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A few more great photos ...........
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Some of the ATA ladies in action .............
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