Galland's Luftwaffe


Hanna Reitsch 1912..1979

Born in Hirschberg, Silesia, she became Germany's leading woman stunt pilot and later chief test pilot for the Luftwaffe. Reitsch flew everything from a V.1. to the Gigant. She worshipped Hitler and the Nazi ideology and became the only woman to be bestowed upon her both the Iron Cross Second Class and First Class of the 1939 series, receiving the Iron Cross Second Class on 28 March 1941 and the Iron Cross First Class on 5 November 1942.
Hanna Reitsch spent three days in the Bunker just before Hitler's suicide on April 28, then flew out with the newly appointed Chief of the Luftwaffe, General Ritter von Greim, who's orders were to mount a bombing attack on the Russian forces who were now approaching the Chancellery and the Führerbunker. Hanna Reitsch survived the war and died on August 24, 1979, in Frankfurt from a heart attack. Von Greim was arrested and while awaiting trial committed suicide in a Salzburg hospital on the 24th of May, 1945.

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.......The D-EKRA........

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