WAAF trainee balloon operators learning their first lesson in tethering a kite balloon with a model at No. 1 Balloon Training Unit, RAF Cardington, Shortstown, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, 1940sWAAF operating crews with their barrage balloons, possibly RAF Cardington, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, 1940s; note Fordson Sussex-based winch trucksWAAF personnel hauling in a kite balloon at a coastal site, United Kingdom, 1940s
WAAF trainee balloon operators learning their first lesson in tethering a kite balloon with a model at No. 1 Balloon Training Unit, RAF Cardington, Shortstown, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, 1940sWAAF operating crews with their barrage balloons, possibly RAF Cardington, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, 1940s; note Fordson Sussex-based winch trucksWAAF personnel hauling in a kite balloon at a coastal site, United Kingdom, 1940s
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