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ACarringtonJ170207.mp3
Jane Carrington joined the Women's Auxiliary Air Force in 1942 at the age of 18. She served as a cook, and volunteered to join the band as a drummer. She discusses her time in the kitchens, the menus and the equipment they used.

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Target photograph of Boulogne. Rural area, top right obscured by smoke and dust from bomb explosions, roads and many bomb craters visible. Captioned '8°F', '5B', '2814 Skell 17.9.44 // 8" 7000' [arrow] 150° 0944 BOULOGNE…

RAF Skegness was a recruiting centre based at the Seacroft Hotel in Skegness in Lincolnshire. It was disbanded in October 1944.

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28 personnel from RAF Skegness, arranged in four rows, are standing, seated or crouched at Tower Gardens, Skegness. Jack Dancy is third from the left in the back row. On the reverse:
'AC/2 Dancy. J.
Tower…
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