The Resource The women who flew for Hitler : a true story of soaring ambition and searing rivalry, Clare Mulley

The women who flew for Hitler : a true story of soaring ambition and searing rivalry, Clare Mulley

Label
The women who flew for Hitler : a true story of soaring ambition and searing rivalry
Title
The women who flew for Hitler
Title remainder
a true story of soaring ambition and searing rivalry
Statement of responsibility
Clare Mulley
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Despite Hitler's dictates on women's place being in the home, two fiercely defiant female pilots were awarded the Iron Cross during the Second World War. Other than this unique distinction and a passion for flying that bordered on addiction, these women could not have been less alike. One was Aryan Nazi poster-girl Hanna Reitsch, an unsurpassed pilot, who is now best-known for being the last person to fly into Berlin-under-siege in April 1945, in order to beg Hitler to let her save him. He refused and killed himself two days later. The other pilot was her antithesis, a brilliant aeronautical engineer and test-pilot Melitta Schenk Gräfin von Stauffenberg who was part Jewish. She used her value to the Luftwaffe as a means to protect her family. When her brother-in-law, Claus von Stauffenberg, planned the Valkyrie attack to assassinate the Fuehrer, she agreed to provide the transport. Both women repeatedly risked their lives to change the history of the Third Reich--one in support of and the other in opposition. Mulley shows, through dazzling film-like scenes suffused in glamour and danger, that their interwoven dramas are a powerful forgotten story of conformity and resistance and the very strength of women at the heart of the Second World War"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mulley, Clare
Dewey number
940.54/49430922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D787
LC item number
.M833 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reitsch, Hanna
  • Stauffenberg, Melitta
  • Reitsch, Hanna
  • Stauffenberg, Melitta
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Reitsch, Hanna
  • Stauffenberg, Melitta
  • World War (1939-1945.)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Air pilots, Military
  • Women air pilots
  • Aeronautical engineers
  • Iron Cross
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Aeronautical engineers
  • Air pilots, Military
  • Iron Cross
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • Women
  • Women air pilots
  • Germany
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Women air pilots
  • Women air pilots
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • Women
  • Aeronautical engineers
  • Air pilots, Military
  • Iron Cross
  • Iron Cross
  • Air pilots, Military
  • Aeronautical engineers
  • Germany
Label
The women who flew for Hitler : a true story of soaring ambition and searing rivalry, Clare Mulley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-453) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Truth and lives -- Longing for freedom, 1903-1932 -- Searching for the fabulous, 1912-1933 -- Public relations, 1933-1936 -- Public appointments, 1936-1937 -- Hovering, 1938 -- Descent, 1938-1939 -- Women at war, 1939-1941 -- Defying gravity, 1942-1943 -- Under attack, 1943 -- Operation Self-Sacrifice, 1943-1944 -- Operation Valkyrie, 1944 -- In the camps, 1944 -- In the bunker, 1945 -- Final flight -- Liberation and detention, 1945-1946 -- Reputations -- Epilogue: A time of contradictions
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxiii, 470 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250183903
Lccn
2017011483
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other control number
40027329133
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)957022562
  • (OCoLC)ocn957022562
Label
The women who flew for Hitler : a true story of soaring ambition and searing rivalry, Clare Mulley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-453) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Truth and lives -- Longing for freedom, 1903-1932 -- Searching for the fabulous, 1912-1933 -- Public relations, 1933-1936 -- Public appointments, 1936-1937 -- Hovering, 1938 -- Descent, 1938-1939 -- Women at war, 1939-1941 -- Defying gravity, 1942-1943 -- Under attack, 1943 -- Operation Self-Sacrifice, 1943-1944 -- Operation Valkyrie, 1944 -- In the camps, 1944 -- In the bunker, 1945 -- Final flight -- Liberation and detention, 1945-1946 -- Reputations -- Epilogue: A time of contradictions
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxiii, 470 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250183903
Lccn
2017011483
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other control number
40027329133
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)957022562
  • (OCoLC)ocn957022562

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