Hanna Reitsch, one of the only women to be awarded the Iron Cross First Class and the Luftwaffe Combined Pilots-Observation Badge in Gold with Diamonds during WWII.

Hanna Reitsch was a German aviator, Nazi test pilot, and the only woman awarded the Iron Cross First Class and the Luftwaffe Pilot/Observer Badge in Gold with Diamonds during World War II.

Héroes de Guerra: Anécdotas legendarias II: Otto Skorzeny y los misiles V-1 pilotadas

Anécdotas legendarias II: Otto Skorzeny y los misiles pilotadas

Captain Hanna Reitsch (1912-1979), German test pilot and holder of the Iron Cross First Class, gestures as she recounts her escape from the Reich Chancellery bunker in Berlin, a few hours before the death of Adolf Hitler, Oberursel, Germany on December 14th 1945.

Captain Hanna Reitsch German test pilot and holder of the Iron Cross First Class, gestures as she recounts her escape from the Reich Chancellery bunker in Berlin, a few hours before the death of Adolf Hitler, Oberursel, Germany on December

German Luftwaffe Flugkapitän Hanna Reitsch visiting her home town of Hirschberg, Germany, Mar-Apr 1941; note Reitsch's Iron Cross medal and the presence of local Gauleiter Hanke  Photographer	   	Schwahn  Source	   	German Federal Archive

[Photo] German Luftwaffe Flugkapitän Hanna Reitsch visiting her home town of Hirschberg, Germany, Mar-Apr 1941; note Reitsch's Iron Cross medal and the presence of local Gauleiter Hanke

[Photo] German Luftwaffe Flugkapitän Hanna Reitsch visiting her home town of Hirschberg, Germany, Mar-Apr note Reitsch's Iron Cross medal and the presence of local Gauleiter Hanke

THE SECOND WORLD WAR GERMAN TEST PILOT HANNA REITSCH    Here is a photo of her in the collection of the Imperial War Museum - from the Foreign Office Intelligence division.

Hanna Reitsch a German glider pilot who established many records and became a test pilot in

Hanna Reitsch,  the only woman awarded the Iron Cross First Class and the Luftwaffe Pilot/Observer Badge in Gold with Diamonds during World War II. She set over forty aviation altitude and endurance records during her career, both before and after World War II, and several of her international gliding records still stand in 2012

~ By Request ~ Women of The Third Reich Famous and Infamous Leni Riefenstahl Inge Ley Magda Goebbels Hannah Reitsch Gerdy Troost Ilse Koch Irma Grese

Hanna Reitsch  the first female stunt pilot and test pilot in aviation history.

Hanna Reitsch was Germanys most famous female aviator and test pilot.She was the only woman awarded The Iron Cross first class and the Luftwaffe Pilot/Observer Badge made of gold incrusted with diamonds.

Hanna Reitsch, the world's first woman test pilot, first woman helicopter pilot, only woman to fly the Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet rocket plane, also the only woman to be awarded Germany's Iron Cross First Class.

Hanna Reitsch, the world's first woman test pilot, first woman helicopter pilot, only woman to fly the Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet rocket plane, also the only woman to be awarded Germany's Iron Cross First Class. [& one of the Vrilerinnen?

Hanna Reitsch in wikipedia

Hanna Reitsch with a DFS Habicht glider during an air show in Kassel-Waldau, Germany, 17 Jul 1938 - This Day in WWII History: Feb Test pilot Reitsch pitches suicide squad to Hitler

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