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The women who flew for Hitler

Clare Mulley

The women who flew for Hitler

a true story of soaring ambition and searing rivalry

by Clare Mulley

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • German Aerial operations,
  • Military Air pilots,
  • Iron Cross,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Women air pilots,
  • Aeronautical engineers,
  • Biography,
  • Women

  • Edition Notes

    StatementClare Mulley
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD787 .M833 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 470 pages,16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages470
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26929268M
    ISBN 101250063671
    ISBN 109781250063670
    LC Control Number2017011483
    OCLC/WorldCa957022562

    Description. THE WOMEN WHO FLEW FOR HITLER: A True Story of Soaring Ambition and Searing Rivalry Clare Mulley Hanna Reitsch and Melitta Von Stauffenberg were courageous women who fought convention to make their names in the male-dominated field of flight in s Germany. The Women Who Flew for Hitler is a thrilling, moving insight into two very different, but equally amazing women. Michelle Birkby is the author of The House at Baker Street, the first in a series written from the point of view of Sherlock Holmes’ housekeeper, Mrs Hudson, that follows Mrs Hudson and Dr Watson’s wife, Mary, as they team up Author: Michelle Birkby.

    Mulley's third book, The Women Who Flew for Hitler (Macmillan, ), is a joint biography of two women at the heart of the Third Reich but who ended their lives on opposite sides. Mulley contributes to TV and radio for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, Sky and The History Channel. This is a splendid book about the role of two exceptional woman aviators during the aftermath of WWI and the oncoming disaster of Germany’s actions in WWII. Hanna Reitsch was a middle class, vivacious Aryan and her flying was mostly in gliders. She loved to soar, enjoying the quiet and freedom/5.

      Biographers' Club Prize-winner Clare Mulley's The Women Who Flew for Hitler--a dual biography of Nazi Germany's most highly decorated women pilots. Hanna Reitsch and Melitta von Stauffenberg were talented, courageous, and strikingly attractive women who fought convention to make their names in the male-dominated field of flight in s Germany/5().   The Women Who Flew for Hitler: A True Story of Soaring Ambition and Searing Rivalry: Clare Mulley: Books -


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The Women Who Flew for Hitler: The True Story of Hitler's Valkyries. Hanna Reitsch and Melitta von Stauffenberg were talented, courageous, and strikingly attractive women who fought convention to make their names in the male-dominated field of flight in s Germany/5.

While both women were similar in their desire to fly they had different views on the war in Germany. Hanna wanted to help win the war and protect Hitler while Melitta wanted the war to end and help in the assassination of Hitler.

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With the war, both became pioneering test pilots and both were awarded the Iron Cross for service to the Third Reich. Amazingly enough, two women flew for the Reich and were decorated for their service. Test pilots, astonishingly brave and outstandingly skilled, they differed wildly in their background and attitudes.

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Synopsis Hanna Reitsch and Melitta von Stauffenberg were talented, courageous and strikingly attractive women who fought convention to make their names in the male-dominated field of flight in s Germany. With the war, both became pioneering test pilots and both were awarded the Iron Cross for service to the Third Reich.

This book is not a pure test flying narrative, but an account of the lives of Hanna Reitsch (HR) and Melitta von Stauffenberg (MvS), mainly set against the complexities of wartime Germany.

Nevertheless, very well written and extremely detailed/5(49). The Women Who Flew for Hitler tells the extraordinary story of the only two female test pilots who served Nazi Germany, yet who ended their lives on opposite sides of history. The first woman to fly a helicopter, Hannah Reitsch later tested rocket planes and even a manned version of a prototype cruise missile – the V1 flying bomb or doodlebug.The Women Who Flew for Hitler.

Acclaimed biographer Clare Mulley gets under the skin of two distinctive and unconventional women, giving a full account of their contrasting yet strangely parallel lives, against a changing backdrop of the Olympics, the Eastern Front, the Berlin Air Club, and Hitler.

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