Hanna Reitsch, the world's first woman test pilot, first woman helicopter pilot, only woman to fly the Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet rocket plane, also the only woman to be awarded Germany's Iron Cross First Class.
Hanna Reitsch in the cockpit of a glider, date unknown
This Day in WWII History: Feb 28, 1944: Test pilot Reitsch pitches suicide squad to Hitler
Hanna Reitsch with DFS Reiher on expedition in Libya - 1939
Hanna Reitsch (29 March 1912 – 24 August 1979) was a German aviator and the only woman awarded the Iron Cross First Class and the Luftwaffe Pilot/Observer Badge in Gold with Diamonds during World War II. She set over forty aviation altitude and endurance records during her career, both before and after World War II,
Hitler and Hanna Reitsch ? No with Gerdy Troost
Hanna Reitsch - The Last Interview (Part 3 of 3) - YouTube
From Nazi Test Pilot to Hitler's Bunker: The Fantastic Flights of Hanna Reitsch -- Paperback (168 pages), kindle -- The amazing story of Hanna Reitsch, a woman who escaped the culturally defined role of wife and mother in Nazi Germany to live her passion for flying. #WWII #History