Festival talks by Clare Mulley

45. THE WOMAN WHO SAVED THE CHILDREN: EGLANTINE JEBB, THE FOUNDER OF SAVE THE CHILDREN

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Eglantyne Jebb not only helped save millions of lives, she also permanently changed the way the world treats children. Clare Mulley will bring to life this brilliant, charismatic, and passionate woman, whose work took her between drawing rooms and war zones, defying convention and breaking the law, until she won support from everyone from Welsh coal miners to the British aristocracy, and from the Pope to the Communist regime in Moscow.

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18. THE WOMEN WHO FLEW FOR HITLER: THE TRUE STORY OF HITLER’S VALKYRIES

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Hanna Reitsch and Melitta von Stauffenberg were talented and courageous women who fought convention to make their names in the male dominated world of flight and both were awarded the Iron Cross for service to the Third Reich. Acclaimed biographer Clare Mulley will give an exciting – and as yet largely unknown – account of Nazi Germany’s most highly decorated women test pilots.

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