Night Witches and the Air Transport Auxiliary

Rose is a pilot for Britain’s ATA, and Irina is a shot-down Soviet pilot known as a Night Witch.

AIR TRANSPORT AUXILIARY

ATA Museum: About the ATA : a concise history with pictures

The Female Top Guns of WWII : this article has some *fabulous* photos!

Ferry Pilot’s Notes : !!!

If you are, like me, kind of obsessed with details about the ATA uniform, check out this pdf: Uniform of the Air Transport Auxiliary

THE NACHTHEXEN / NIGHT WITCHES

This video is part 1 of 6 of a film about the Night Witches.

Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5Part 6

There are some books coming out about the Night Witches, too! Night Witches by Kathryn Lasky in March 2017, Among the Red Stars by Gwen Katz in October 2017, and – in 2019 – a non-fiction book on the subject by Elizabeth Wein!

Also, there is this series (that I haven’t watched yet) that is sort of relevant:

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