BMMHS Meeting: The Women who Flew for Hitler
Wednesday 8th June 2022; 7:30pm
BMMHS Meeting Venue
Woodcote Village Hall, Reading Road, Woodcote, RG8 0QY
The Women Who Flew for Hitler
‘One tried to kill him, one tried to save him: the women who flew for Hitler’
About the speaker – Clare Mulley
Clare Mulley is an award-winning author and broadcaster, who contributes to various historical and current affairs journals, TV and radio.
Clare’s first book, The Woman Who Saved the Children, about the spectacular Eglantyne Jebb, won the Daily Mail Biographers’ Club Prize. Republished in 2019 to mark Save the Children’s centenary, all author royalties are donated to the charity. Book trailer here.
The Spy Who Loved tells the story of Krystyna Skarbek, aka Christine Granville, Britain’s first female special agent of the Second World War. Now optioned by Universal Studios, the book led to Clare being decorated with Poland’s national honour, the Bene Merito. Trailer here.
Clare’s third book, The Women Who Flew for Hitler, tells the extraordinary story of two women at the heart of Nazi Germany, whose choices and actions put them on opposite sides of history.
An Honorary Patron of the Wimpole History Festival, Clare is a popular speaker on the literary and history festival circuit, has given a TEDx talk at Stormont, and spoken at the Houses of Parliament, Royal Albert Hall, Imperial War Museum, National Army Museum, and British Library. She leads an annual lecture tour in London and Paris following in the steps of the wartime female special agents. She is always happy to be invited to speak.
Watch Clare talking about
The Women Who Flew for Hitler here.
See Clare’s contribution to BBC2’s new series, The Rise of the Nazis, on BBC iPlayer – Rise of the Nazis – Series 1: 3. Night of the Long Knives
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