Director Wayne Vincent said: "Girlfriends provides a powerful and evocative reminder of the work that women in the WAAF
carried out with determination, courage and humour in support of the war effort.
Despite serving in the WAAF
for four years, Joyce is adamant she didn't do "anything special" to deserve the medal honouring her brave service 72 years after the war ended.
Priscilla Smailes at 19 as a WAAF
, and in later life
Her advice on the WAAF
was sought by historians, documentary makers and even a Hollywood scriptwriter.
Towards the end of the war, the number of staff was 1378 RAF and 408 WAAF
(110 RAF and eight WAAF
officers, 220 RAF and 10 WAAF
NCOs, 1048 RAF and 390 WAAF
of other ranks).
TWO former members of the RAF have taken part in a national relay to mark the 75th anniversary of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF
ALL ranks from RAF, WAAF
and WRAF or next of kin who served at RAF St Eval are invited to join the RAF St Eval Coastal Command Association.
She joined the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF
) in 1939 and in the 1950s she was part of the Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS).
During World War II, Felicity Ashbee rose through the ranks of Britain's Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF
"For the Duration: A Lighthearted WAAF
Memoir" is a memoir from Felicity Ashbee as she recounts her time with the Britain's Women's Auxiliary Air Force, or the WAAF
Doreen Uff, a Leicester lass who started working life at Gibbons the printers in the city, joined the WAAF
in April 1942.