Draws on unpublished diaries and archive recordings to chronicle the extraordinary national effort to construct the fighter aircraft that gave the Allies a critical edge over the Luftwaffe.
A truly epic account of the actual and symbolic role the plane played in defending Britain in the Second World War.
Tells the inspiring story of how ordinary citizens came together to build the famous Battle of Britain aircraft.
The story of how these fast and lethal little planes helped win the Second World War is stirringly told in this new BBC series.
The story of the Second World War's most famous plane is peppered with women - many of their stories untold in the decades since the conflict.
An inspirational read celebrating the incredible young people who gave so much for this iconic British aircraft.
Read Spitfire Kids and you'll start believing this plane has a pulse!
The Spitfire Kids puts the iconic fighter plane into the round by telling the stories of the people who made it into an icon.
It is a story of heroism that goes beyond the spiffy moustaches and aerial acrobatics we have all seen in old movies, tapping into the verve and tenacity shown by a young workforce.