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BBC’s The People’s Plane: The Spitfire

Posted on: Mon 7 Sep 2020

Courtesy of The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia, we bring Listeners the BBC’s excellent documentary series covering the story of the people who built the plane that helped win a war… the legendary Spitfire!

Before a plane could save a country, the people had to build it. This is the story of a beautiful and deadly icon of resistance, built and flown against extraordinary odds.

Today, parts 1, 2 & 3

 

Photo:  A Supermarine Spitfire Mk VIII (Tropicalised) aircraft, serial number A58-672, of 457 (“Shark”)  AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL  public domain

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