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What does WAAF stand for?

WAAF stands for Women's Auxiliary Air Force

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She joined the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) in 1939 and in the 1950s she was part of the Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS).
Nancy was one of two children the couple had, with both following in their father's footsteps in joining the Armed Forces - the late Lawrence as a wireless operator in the Royal Air Force and Nancy joining the Women's Auxiliary Air Force and working in teleprinting - the sending of secret messages.
Eileen Younghusband from Sully served with the Women's Auxiliary Air Force from the age of 19 in the filter rooms of RAF Fighter Command, the secret nerve centres for the defence of Britain in the dark days of the 1939-45 conflict.
It's not just the army, air force and navy who can apply - merchant navy, auxiliary territorial service, navy wrens and in some cases members of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force may also be eligible.