The Women Who Flew for Hitler tells the extraordinary story of the two female test pilots who served Nazi Germany, yet ended their lives on opposite sides of history
Brilliant pilot but fanatical Nazi, Hanna Reitsch, begged Hitler to let her fly him to safety from Berlin. Her nemesis, Melitta von Stauffenberg, was part-Jewish and secretly supported the most famous attempt on HitlerÕs life.
Clare Mulley is the award-winning author of The Woman Who Saved the Children, which won the Daily Mail BiographersÕ Club Prize, and The Spy Who Loved, optioned by Universal Studios, as well as The Women Who Flew for Hitler, now long-listed for the Historical Writers Association prize. A regular contributor to TV and radio, Clare recently gave a TEDx talk at Stormont, wrote the BBC Reith Lecture quiz, and lectures in London and Paris on wartime female special agents. She also reviews non-fiction for The Telegraph, Spectator and History Today.
Clare was chair of the judges for the Historical Writers Association 2017 Non-Fiction Prize, and has recently become an honorary patron of the Wimpole History Festival.
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Friday, 12 October 2018 2:30PM - 4:30PM