1. WAAAF's Xmas treat 2. WAAAF's birthday parade

Accession Number F02090
Collection type Film
Measurement 3 min 52 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm - safety/b&w/silent
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Albert Park
Date made December 1944; 15 March 1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


1. A short newsreel type item showing women of the Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force (WAAAF) with an unidentified group of children in a large garden at a Christmas Party. A WAAAF Flight Officer dressed up as "Santa Claus" arrives at the childrens' party in a RAAF van and distributes toys from a large Christmas Tree. The WAAAF hand out sweets and drinks, play games and give children pony rides. 2. WAAAF paraded and marched around Albert Park, Melbourne, on 15 March 1945, to celebrate the fourth anniversary of the WAAAF.

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