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Meaning of "WAAAF" in the English dictionary

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WHAT DOES WAAAF MEAN IN ENGLISH?

WAAAF

Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force

The Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force was formed in March 1941 after considerable lobbying by women keen to serve and by the Chief of the Air Staff who wanted to release male personnel serving in Australia for service overseas. The WAAAF was the first and largest of the World War II Australian Women's Services. It was disbanded in December 1947.

Definition of WAAAF in the English dictionary

The definition of WAAAF in the dictionary is Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force.

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WORDS THAT END LIKE WAAAF

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WAAAF»

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Making Waves: The Story of Ruby Payne-Scott: Australian ...
Women served in many branches of the military, but the Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force (WAAAF) was the largest of the women's auxiliaries with a total number of airwomen during the war of about 27,000 (Thomson 1991). The WAAAF ...
Miller Goss, 2013
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Scholars at War: Australasian Social Scientists, 1939-1945
58 Elkin did meet with success with his work for the Recruiting Drive Committee of the RAAF (NSW) on factors affecting recruiting for the Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force (WAAAF). His report drew letters of appreciation from the Minister ...
Geoffrey G. Gray, Doug Munro, Christine Winter, 2012
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Beryl Beaurepaire
185; Burnett on WAAAF, Douglas Gillison, Royal Australian Air Force 1939-1942, Canberra, 1962, pp. 99-100; Union House, Geoffrey Blainey, A Centenary History of the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 1957, p. 176; women students ...
Michael McKernan, 1999
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Gender and War: Australians at War in the Twentieth Century
24 Significantly, while JF's negative image of the WAAAF involved both stereotypes, female homosexuality did not rate a mention in Elkin's report on why young women were not enlisting. The section of the report considering the role of moral ...
Joy Damousi, Marilyn Lake, 1995
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Women Military Pilots of World War II: A History with ...
She was followed by Gloria Large, Violet Milstead, Marion Orr, and Elspeth Russell Burnett.32 Canadian Virgina Lee Warren was a WASP posted to the Romulus (Michigan) Ferry Command Base.33 According to Thompson's The WAAAF in ...
Lois K. Merry, 2010
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World War II Allied Women's Services
D2: Australia: Under Officer, WAAAF; New Guinea, January 1944 After a photo of Under Officer (Warrant Officer) Cook R.Hudson of the Women's Australian Auxiliary Air Force on a tour of New Guinea to teach front line troops how best to  ...
‎2001
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Western Memories: History and Recollections of the Western ...
Not only a vital record of the work done by the women during the national emergency, but a valuable educational reference book for students and the public alike.
Doris Ferry, 1996
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Australia's Military History For Dummies
Women's Australian Auxiliary Air Force (WAAAF). Formed in March 1941 it was the largest of the women's services, reaching a strength of 18,664 at its peak in October 1944. More than 27,000 women served in the WAAAF, but none served ...
David Horner, 2010
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45th WAAAF Anniversary Reunion: 15th to 18th March 1986, ...
Ephemera relating to the 45th anniversary of the formation of the Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force (1941-1986).
‎1985
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World War II Allied Nursing Services
On the right here is WAAAF Section Officer Allen, in blue service cap, KD shirt and slacks, web anklets and brown boots. At left, Matron Wheatley wears the RAAFNS white tropical ward dress with full-length nine-button front, and 'trilby' hat.
Martin Brayley, 2012

8 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WAAAF»

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Australia's wartime air defence headquarters buried beneath a …
Almost 150 rostered RAAF, WAAAF, Army, Navy and Volunteer Air Corp personnel kept Australian skies safe in the HQ as soon after it was built in January 70 ... «The Daily Telegraph, Jul 15»
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http://www.waaaf.com/2015/05/yoob-flash-games.html العاب غامبول...See More ... http://www.waaaf.com/2015/05/yoob-flash-games.html...See More. Like · Reply ... «برق نيوز, Apr 15»
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Stories to tell of a Digger, Rat, WAAAF
Ms Mason said she was "extremely proud" to have been a WAAAF. "I loved my work and reached the position of sergeant before the war ended and I was ... «Port Stephens Examiner, Apr 15»
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Museum's 10th birthday
The museum collection includes an extensive photographic record and many interesting artefacts including a WAAAF dress uniform in perfect condition which is ... «Northern Star, Mar 13»
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Jean, a champion to all
Jean trained as a Tresilian Mothercraft Nurse and practiced in outback Queensland before joining the WAAAF in World War II. She was in the first group of eight ... «Northern Star, Oct 12»
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Group Captain Sir Richard Kingsland
On a visit to a nearby fighter base, he met a WAAAF officer, Kathleen Adams, and they married shortly afterwards. He was promoted group captain at the young ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Oct 12»
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Greg aims to restore boards
Those names are: J.E. Chapple, T.J. Choate, W.H. Hooper (WAAAF), D.C. Jackson, J. Laidlaw (RAAF), C.H. Little, W.B. Martin (Sergeant), R.W. McIntosh, J.H. ... «The Gympie Times, Aug 10»
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Queen of the skies
After World War II broke out, she recruited and trained women for the Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force (WAAAF). Later she founded the Australian ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jan 09»

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