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    • Amy Johnson, 1903 - 1941: The Famous Women Series

    • By: Alan Reid
    • Narrated by: Valentine Palmer, Shirley Dixon, Carole Ann Ford
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Amy Johnson's greatest achievement was her solo flight to Australia, made within a year of her obtaining a full pilot's licence. (At the time she was the only woman in the world to hold a full ground-engineer's licence.) In the remote jungles and islands of south-east Asia, her flying ability and engineering knowledge enabled her to complete the flight.

    Regular price: $4.12

    • Isabella of Castile & Leon, 1450-1504

    • The Famous Women Series (Dramatised)
    • By: Geoffrey Orme
    • Narrated by: Valentine Palmer, Shirley Dixon, Hugh Morton
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Isabella has been called a genius, crusader, patriot - and bigot. She brought law and order, founded universities and libraries, patronised the arts and sciences - while behind her lay the shadow of the dreaded inquisition. Hers was a remarkable life of cruelty tempered by enlightenment.

    Regular price: $4.12