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Clare Mulley is an award-winning author and broadcaster whose books re-examine the history of the First and Second World Wars through the lives of remarkable women.  THE WOMAN WHO SAVED THE CHILDREN, about First World War era child rights pioneer Eglantyne Jebb, won the Daily Mail Biographers’ Club Prize. THE SPY WHO LOVED, telling the story of Polish-born Second World War special agent Krystyna Skarbek, led to Clare being decorated with Poland’s national honour, the Bene Merito. THE WOMEN WHO FLEW FOR HITLER tells the extraordinary story of Nazi Germany’s only two female test pilots, one of whom who was secretly at the heart of the most famous attempt on Hitler’s life.

Clare writes and reviews for the Telegraph, Spectator, BBC History Magazine and History Today. A popular public speaker, she has given a TEDx talk at Stormont, and spoken at the House of Lords, Royal Albert Hall, National Army Museum, British Library and Warsaw Uprising Museum. Recent TV includes appearances for Newsnight, Sky News, 5 News, as well as history series for the BBC, Channel 5, More 4 and Netflix.

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  • Historian, author, broadcaster
  • WW2, women at war, SOE, Poland