Pioneering female pilot who flew Spitfires during Second World War and became magazine cover girl dies aged 91
Maureen Dunlop leaving the cockpit of a plane she had just flown in 1944. These female pilots of the British Air Transport Auxiliary flew Spitfires, Hurricanes and Lancasters to air bases in England during WWII ~
10 Things to Know About Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl
10 Things to Know About Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl--I wouldn't open this page up and read it to students, but it would be good to look over prior to the unit each year so I could share a couple points with them.
Claus von Stauffenberg, the man who tried to kill Hitler on 20 July 1944. Stauffenberg was a Catholic and a nationalist. He understood that Nazism ultimately undermined Germany and that the mass killings were a crime against God and humanity.