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Heroines of the sky

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        StatementDoubleday, Doran & Company, inc.
        PublishersDoubleday, Doran & Company, inc.
        LC Classifications1942
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 134 p. :
        Number of Pages84
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 100836915399

        nodata File Size: 9MB.

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Sophie Scholl Born in 1921 in the south of Germany, Scholl and her other siblings grew up in the world of Nazi youth groups. She married a French businessman, Henri Fiocca, and settled in Marseille when the war broke out.

In 1950, her story became the focus of the British war movie Odette. She was brutally tortured for information but she never divulged any. However, as she grew older she began to question the morals of the fascist system that ruled her beloved country. However, the Gestapo eventually caught up to them all. It was a pacifist movement that gained such traction that its members began to distribute the flyers openly instead of secretly. Her husband was tortured and executed but he never revealed the whereabouts of his wife.

She was there to assist the Heroines of the sky the messages she sent back to Blighty significantly aided the success of the D-day landings. Odette served as a technical advisor during filming and provided a personal written message, which the film displays at the end.

In 1943, the Gestapo came to arrest her so she kissed her husband goodbye and fled, eventually ending up in Britain.

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Her rise to global stardom brought the attention of Nazi Party officials, including Adolf Hitler, who wished to capitalise on her fame for their own benefit. During the war she played an active role in helping German and French exiles come to America, setting up a fund to provide them with financial support. She revealed nothing but a fake name.