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Melitta Schiller, Gräfin (Countess) von Stauffenberg

http://falkeeins.blogspot.com/ The Falke Eins blog has a brief entry on Nazi Germany’s OTHER female test pilot. She survived having Jewish blood, marrying into the von Stauffenberg family and extensive wartime test flying, especially of dive bombers, until a P-51 got her in April 1945. Or did it? She certainly deserves a book-length English-language biography.

Review of Don Caldwell’s Latest Book

A review of: DAY FIGHTERS IN DEFENCE OF THE REICH: A War Diary, 1942-45 by Don Caldwell Writing my book THE DECISIVE DUEL: SPITFIRE VS. 109, a “dual biography” of the British Supermarine Spitfire and German Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter aircraft of the Second World War, I became familiar with the surviving original Luftwaffe archival […]