"THE MOST INCREDIBLE WOMAN SINCE JOAN OF ARC"                                                                                -- CHICAGO TRIBUNE

AN astonishing woman you've never heard of ...

Marie Marvingt (1875-1963) excelled at every sport, invented the ambulance airplane, served as a Red Cross nurse, fought in the trenches of World War I, crossed the North Sea in a balloon (other people died trying to do this), and was decorated with the Croix de Guerre for her activities as the first female bombing pilot.

​The complete story -- all that she did, what impelled her to do more and go farther than anyone of her day, and whether she had a love life -- is detailed in a recently finished biography currently looking for a publisher. In the meantime, here are a few glimpses of a remarkable human being..


taking to the skies

everything else



Marie Marvingt​​