Reference INF 6/452
Title Balloon Site 568 (recruitment: Women's Auxiliary Air Force) 1942
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 119
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Military Activity and Home Defence
Subthemes News and information channels, Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Conscription
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Civil Defence Regions Nationwide
Organisations Central Office of Information, Royal Air Force, Women's Auxiliary Air Force


A file relating to the production of the wartime documentary film Balloon Site 568, released in 1942 by the Ministry of Information and the Central Office of Information. The film addresses the recruitment of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force. The file contains production credits; a list of sequences; a dialogue script; and documents relating to the film's copyright and commissioning.


clothing, conscription, culture, domestic work, employment, entertainment, female labour, film, interviews, labour supply, laundry, military operations, music, office workers, postal communications, propaganda, public morale, rationing, recreation, recruitment, retail, roads, traffic, women's auxiliary services, youths

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