Secret Spitfires: Britain's Hidden Civilian Army (Hardback)
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Secret Spitfires: Britain's Hidden Civilian Army (Hardback)

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Hardback 192 Pages / Published: 15/06/2020
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September 1940: In the midst of the Second World War, the Luftwaffe unleashed a series of devastating raids on Southampton, all but destroying its spitfire factories. But production didn't stop. Instead, manufacturing of this iconic fighter moved underground, to secret locations staffed by women, children and non-combatant men. With little engineering experience between them, they built a fleet of one of the greatest war planes that has ever existed. This is their story.

Publisher: The History Press Ltd
ISBN: 9780750991995
Number of pages: 192
Dimensions: 245 x 190 mm

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“Disappointing”

I found this book disappointing in two ways. First, much of it is printed on top of photgraphs and this makes it very difficult to read - I had always understood that this was very bad practice, anyway, because it... More

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