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Our Wartime Days

£4.99

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A fascinating tribute to the brave and inspirational women who played a unique part in World War II This book tells the story of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force during the years of the Second World War through the eyes of those serving at the time. Reminiscences and anecdotes describe in vivid detail what their lives were like from recruiting to demobilisation, and a wealth of photographs, mostly taken by the women themselves. From the issue of uniforms and first nights in the barrack hut, WAAF members recall the variety of their experiences and their memories of being witnesses at vital moments of the war. For many of the women, some called up on National Service, this was their first time away from home, and they recall the strangeness of Service discipline and rules, the pleasure at cocking a snook at authority, the food and spartan accommodation. Young and cheerful, they discovered humour in adversity, formed lasting friendships and shared and unbounded admiration for the pilots with whom they served.

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Author(s):
Beryl E. Escott
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0752450298
ISBN-13:
9780752450292
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
History

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A fascinating tribute to the brave and inspirational women who played a unique part in World War II This book tells the story of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force during the years of the Second World War through the eyes of those serving at the time. Reminiscences and anecdotes describe in vivid detail what their lives were like from recruiting to demobilisation, and a wealth of photographs, mostly taken by the women themselves. From the issue of uniforms and first nights in the barrack hut, WAAF members recall the variety of their experiences and their memories of being witnesses at vital moments of the war. For many of the women, some called up on National Service, this was their first time away from home, and they recall the strangeness of Service discipline and rules, the pleasure at cocking a snook at authority, the food and spartan accommodation. Young and cheerful, they discovered humour in adversity, formed lasting friendships and shared and unbounded admiration for the pilots with whom they served.

Author(s):
Beryl E. Escott
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0752450298
ISBN-13:
9780752450292
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
History

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