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Hanna Reitsch offered her gifts to the German nation in the same way that Adolf Hitler and many others did — with a complete giving of herself and her abilities, holding nothing back. Although she lived to , she never renounced her participation with the National Socialist government or criticized Hitler, even under pressure to do so.
She never married or had children; instead she occupied herself with the two burning loves of her life — flying and the salvation of her beloved Fatherland in its time of need. Product Details About the Author. She set over 40 aviation flight altitude records and endurance records during her career, both before and after World War II, and several of her international gliding records still stood in In the s she founded a gliding school in Ghana, where she worked for Kwame Nkrumah.
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Flying Is My Life
Putnam, There was a world gliding championship that year, and it was held at a place called Oerlinghausen. The huge expanse of grassland was crowded with gliders in a variety of club markings, waiting their turn to be towed into the air. And there were notable pilots, around whom admiring crowds were grouped.
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