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#4646617 - 05/14/24 03:47 PM Beate Uhse-Rotermund.  
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I had never heard of this lady until today. Some people lead lives with very unexpected changes of direction!

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beate_Uhse-Rotermund

She features in this Mark Felton video, although he tells her wartime story a little differently:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8OsaIqxxwk

Last edited by RedToo; 05/14/24 06:08 PM. Reason: added more info.

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#4646618 - 05/14/24 04:08 PM Re: Beate Uhse-Rotermund. [Re: RedToo]  
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Interesting person indeed. I wonder if she was rivals with this fellow female pilot of the same time period?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanna_Reitsch


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#4646631 - 05/14/24 06:12 PM Re: Beate Uhse-Rotermund. [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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Originally Posted by PanzerMeyer
Interesting person indeed. I wonder if she was rivals with this fellow female pilot of the same time period?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanna_Reitsch


Hi Panzer, I've just added a Mark Felton vid to my post which mentions other female WW2 pilots including Hanna Reitsch - someone I did know about. smile2


My 'Waiting for Clod' thread: http://tinyurl.com/bqxc9ee

Always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
Elie Wiesel. Romanian born Jewish writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, Holocaust survivor. 1928 - 2016.

Indeed the safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts. C.S. Lewis, 1898 - 1963.
#4646632 - 05/14/24 06:15 PM Re: Beate Uhse-Rotermund. [Re: RedToo]  
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Originally Posted by RedToo
someone I did know about. smile2


Same here. I was familiar with Reitsch but not Rotermund.


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#4646644 - 05/15/24 01:23 AM Re: Beate Uhse-Rotermund. [Re: RedToo]  
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Same here.
I did not know of her till now.
Thank you.


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