• Short Summary

    Latest role for Women's Auxiliary Air Force - RAF mechanics and ground crew.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Waafs at work".

    Location of events unknown.

    Girls in Women's Auxiliary Air Force act as ground staff and RAF mechanics.

    Various shots of a WAAF girl driving a tractor. It is towing a tank fuel to a grounded RAF aeroplane. Two more Waafs stand on wings and attach fuel pump to plane tank. M/S of Waaf helping pilot into flying harness. M/S of Waaf on wing starting plane. M/S of Waaf helping pilot into cockpit. M/S of Waafs pulling away blocks from beneath wheels of plane.

    Various shots of women drivers standing next to fleet of staff cars. They all wear WAAF uniforms. The cars drive off through city (London?) streets.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1117.09
    Media URN:
    38912
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:25:00 / 01:11:12:00
    Canister:
    41/46

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