WAAF


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WAAF

abbr.
Women's Auxiliary Air Force

WAAF

(wæf)
(formerly) n acronym for
1. (Military)
a. Women's Auxiliary Air Force
b. Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force
2. (Military) Also called: Waaf a member of either of these forces
Translations

Waaf

n (Brit) → Mitglied ntder weiblichen Luftwaffe
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Undeterred by this rejection, Joyce approached the WAAF, who were prepared to accept her without her birth certificate - but her mother refused to sign her application form as she was under 18.
Her advice on the WAAF was sought by historians, documentary makers and even a Hollywood scriptwriter.
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.
Also both my husband and myself served our country in the WAAF and RAF for two years, so M Hornby get your facts right.
Elspeth was soon promoted to corporal, giving her the responsibility over many other WAAF plotters.
Though frail looking and slightly forgetful, their expressive faces light up with enthusiasm as they reflect on days spent working together in the WAAF.
The 71-year-old, who worked on Mosquito, Meteor and Jet Provost aircraft before he left the RAF in 1958, met up with the other former RAF and WAAF veterans on his visit to Westerland, Sylt.
Kauffer was at Roedean, with plans to go to Grenoble University, but because of the war, studied only a few terms at Manchester University before joining the WAAF.
When she reached 19 years of age Joan was able to join the WAAF and the pages of her book become quite exciting.
As he trains his men, Luthie attempts to write the story of his life: to understand himself and his feelings toward Nim, the WAAF he loves; to strengthen his wrist which was seriously hurt when he was taken prisoner by the Germans; and to make sense of the war.
Kidd then turns ot the WAAF, and the struggle to expand the field of opportunity for women athletes.