Flap Those Wings, Beate Uhse-Rotermund

October 25, 1919 German pilot Beate Uhse-Rotermund was born. Uhse-Rotermund trained as a stunt pilot before WWII and became the only woman pilot in the Luftwaffe once the war began. Obsessed with flying from an early age, eight-year-old Beate glued chicken feathers to her arms and jumped from the roof of her parents house.

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