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Mary Ellis: Touching the Sky

Mary Ellis: Touching the Sky

Dan Snow meets a courageous and pioneering aviator of the Second World War - Mary Ellis. Mary served with the Air Transport Auxiliary, flying aircraft including spitfires between air fields to enable the RAF to maintain their defence against the Luftwaffe. She talks about her love of flying, which first developed when she was a child. Mary Ellis passed away on 24 July, 2018, aged 101, a short time after filming this interview.

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