New York: Putnams, First edition. Hard Cover. Octavo. 8/ 1/2 x 6 pp A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket. Lightly worn at edges and top of spine. : Flying is My Life: Octavo. (8/ 1/2 x 6) pp A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket. Lightly worn at edges and top of spine. User Review – Flag as inappropriate. Flying is my life, by Hanna Reitsch, is definitively one of the best aviation books I have ever read. It is the story of a German.

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Open Preview See a Problem? She continued flying, generously helping women pilots from other countries. Katrin Lipps rated it really liked it Sep 26, Amyra marked it as to-read Dec 05, We appreciate your feedback.

After the war she was also banned from flying, but after a couple of years gliding was allowed.

You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Hanna Reitsch is unusual in being a feminine woman who was yet the equal of men in a dangerous male profession — test-piloting new military aircraft. Tumult in the Clouds. She tested the gliders which deposited troops on the French Maginot line in ‘ Thomas marked it as rsitsch Nov 04, She rode the forefront of technology. Ayushi marked it as to-read Aug 31, See if you have enough points for this item.

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Indeed, so caught up did I become in her feelings that I found the reading of this memoir an e This biography of pioneering Nazi test-pilot Reitsch was written several years after her release by the Allies and thus may be read as defensive and self-serving. When she confronted Heinrich Himmler with concentration camp rumors, he had her believe he was outraged at such Allied propaganda.


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Her family committed suicide when they got driven away from their hometown, which is now Polish territory. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Her love of flying from childhood on, along with her superior intelligence, determination, and ability to withstand tremendous stresses, gave her the edge that allowed her mu rise to the top of the aviation world.

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