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Discusses life on the home front, the bombing of Hull, and her training and service in the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force at RAF Driffield.

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A cartoon of three WAAFs meeting an officer who is saying 'Ehctually I'm a Proffessional ARTIST'[sic]

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A cartoon of two women in protective clothing, one carrying a sign saying 'Danger Area'.

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A cartoon of two women dripping in sweat and wobbly at the knees captioned 'How we feel after 30 minutes of it'.

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A cartoon of two women fencing, captioned 'We die a thousand deaths'.

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A cartoon of two WAAFs with throbbing arms after being inoculated by a medical officer.

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A cartoon depicting an emergency where a corporal gets the WAAFs to rush to an aircraft to install a single crew.

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A cartoon of two WAAFs confused by dinghy drawings, captioned 'We carry out a modification with the "help"? of Sundry Mysterious Plans'.

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A cartoon of two WAAFs. Captioned 'Audrey absent mindedly switches on the electric drill'.

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A cartoon of four WAAFs collecting travelling bags whilst an airman is shouting for his parachute bag.

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A cartoon of men and women dancing, annotated ' "Van Pan" indulges in a spot of elevation assisted by Don & ably supported by the Corps de Ballet'.
There are six signatures on the page.

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A cartoon of various mishaps with parachutes, life rafts, flares and lifejackets.

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A cartoon of an airman with a halo and four WAAFs fainting because he did not want a parachute bag.

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A disgruntled WAAF with a bucket, brushes and pokers. She comments 'Just look at my grate'.

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A cartoon of the WAAFs on a route march. First they are all worn out, then they have beer and drinks and finally they are marching very properly.

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A cartoon of the parachute packers delivering parachutes to air crews only to find they have already taken off. Annotated 'After much flapping and nattering we arrive at the flights to find that the air crews have just taken off'.

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A cartoon of four meals, all toast and cocoa. On the right are faces which start happy but become sad then angry as the food does not vary.

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A cartoon of a parachute packer at work annotated with orders and demands.

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A cartoon of three parachute section WAAFs distressed by demands from airmen. The demands are annotated.

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A cartoon circle of airmen and women with a central, distressed figure, annotated 'Panic!! in the Parachute Section. "Give me ROOM!!" I don't know where I am! Etc etc.'

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Front sheet of the album with Ruth's service number, rank and base.

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A full length image of Ruth in WAAF uniform. She is carrying her greatcoat.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Ruth Johnston in uniform.

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Posed in two rows, two officers, a Warrant Officer and two NCOs seated, eight WAAFs standing. Wooden building with sign 'S.H.Q' is the background. Corporal Kathleen Selby is third from left.

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