20th century, Humanities

Appraising and Reappraising the Aviator Hanna Reitsch

By James Maclaine In her autobiography Fliegen, mein Leben Hanna Reitsch wrote that, 'at great altitudes the airman feels close to God.' With these words she captured the privilege that is the pilot's and the otherness that has caused those exemplary in the world of aviation to be lauded and recorded. Although traditionally a male… Continue reading Appraising and Reappraising the Aviator Hanna Reitsch