• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH000871

AWAS wants 100’s of Australia’s keenest women urgently…

  • Repository Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
  • Reference ARTV00335
  • Date Range 1941 - 1945
  • Description

    Australian Women’s Army Service Second World War Anti-Aircraft Defence recruitment poster featuring a photograph of an AWAS woman (Doris Shilcock) in uniform, including hard hat, holding binoculars and looking up to the sky as if searching for enemy aircraft. Actually she is looking up at the poster title text including a large orange 3D graphic of the word AWAS. Behind her is the graphic depiction of searchlights further emphasising that the AWAS are seeking recruits.

  • Formats Poster

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  • Primary Subject
    • Australian Women's Army Service (AWAS) (1941 - 1947)