Please could you give me some info on the RAF during WW2?
I'm writing a book and my main character is recounting his past and he joined the RAF in 1938 aged 18. And i would like to know the following things: Was it compulsory to join the forces during this time? If not, why would young men join? What role would a young man play in the RAF and during WW2? And any other info you think may be helpful or any websites you can recommend would be great. Thanks. And what rank would he join at? Would having money help his rank?
Asked By: *Little My* - 7/3/2009
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There was no conscription in Britain in 1938... More
Answered By: ammianus - 7/4/2009
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On the advice of General Jan Smuts, it was decided in April 1918 to form the Royal Air Force (RAF) by amalgamating the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) with the Royal Flying Corps (RFC). Also formed at this time was Women's Royal Air Force (WRAF). Under the leadership of Helen Gwynne-Vaughan, the next nine months saw 9,... More
Answered By: Dontrell G - 7/3/2009
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