Sturdy WAAFs are trained in barrage balloon duty.
Title reads: "WAAFs and barrage balloons".
Location of events unknown.
Various shots of Balloon Section of the WAAFs (Women's' Auxiliary Air Force) standing to attention, a female officers inspects them. The women are all dressed in boiler suits and are being trained in handling of barrage balloons, to help release more men for RAF operational duties. Narrator describes them as "sturdy types" who in peacetime would be "Gym mistresses, Police women or mothers-in-law". Various shots of women filling a barrage balloon with gas using a hose. Various shots of girl pulling ropes of balloon as it is launched into the air. No shots of the balloons actually in the air.