The Story of the Spitfire
The Definitive Documentary of the Supermarine Spitfire
With the courage and skill of fighter aces like Johnnie Johnson, "Sailor"Malan and Bobby Tuck, the Supermarine Spitfire helpedd change the course of the war in favour of the Allies. The only match for the Luftwaffe's Messerschmidt Bf 109, the Spitfire played a major role in the succes of the Battle of Britain.
The colassic combination of airframe, Rolls Royce Merlin engine and dual cannon/machinegun armament struck terror into the hearts of the enemy's most fearless flyers and won the aircraft a place in history as a timeless thoroughbred fighter.
The Spitfire fought in the front line throughout the war, and rightly remains an aviation legend today. Combining dramatic wartime film with colour footage of surviving Spitfires in flight, this documentary of a thoroughbred fighter.
- Language: English
- Subtitles: None
- Playtime: 55 minutes
- Regions: All Regions