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READER ↠ DOC The Spitfire Story Ê ❴PDF / Epub❵ ✅ The Spitfire Story: Told By Those Who Designed, Maintained and Flew the Iconic Plane Author Jacky Hyams – Danpashley.co.uk The Spitfire Story published in association with Imperial War Museums is a fascinating anthology of first hand stories from Spitfire heroes and heroinThe Spitfire Story published in association with Imperial War Museums is a fascinating anthology of first hand stories from Spitfire heroes and heroines as well as the people behind the scenesThe Spitfire is the world's most iconic aeroplane Coming into its own during the Battle of Britain it became famous during the Second World War as the only plane that could match the enemy fighters in the skyYet even today the history of the Spitfire contains many hitherto hidden or little known stories of the men and women behind the plane; not only the gifted creator An excellent book which I thoroughly enjoyed and at times brought a lump to my throat It's been put away on our book case to read againThis is NOT a criticism but it would have been great if the book had been twice the size I found it so enthrallingWell worth it to realise what our forebears had to endureGeoff

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S and inventors who brought the Spitfire to life or the brave fighter pilots from many countries who triumphed in battle but also the thousands of other people whose lives were affected by their personal connection to it engineers ground crew factory or office workers and their familiesThe Spitfire Story recounts the memories and stories of these people from the birth of the iconic Spitfire in the 1930s to the present day Among these accounts is the extraordinary tale of the fighter pilot who only discovered fifty years on the tragic truth of his last Spitf It gives the personal accounts of all those who flew the Spitfire or supported this legendary wartime aircraft in many other waysEach person’s experiences were told in “bite size” portions and the sheer variety of their backgrounds ensures that there is not a boring word in the book

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The Spitfire Story Told By Those Who Designed Maintained and Flew the Iconic PlaneIre flight the businessman whose blank cheue changed the course of the war the ninety five year old Royal Air Force engineer who was determined to be reunited with his beloved Spit before he died and the little girl who inspired the plane's creation and went on to marry a movie starUsing documents letters and photographs from the Imperial War Museums' unparalleled archive plus exclusive first hand interviews these stories of the Spitfire are a revelatory collection of small but significant histories to be treasured by all who love and admire the iconic plan For an aircraft about which so much has been written it was good to find something different I delight in personal stories connected to aviation and books by or about pilots are plentiful So peripheral pieces about those who helped build deliver and service the Spitfire gives a glimpse of just how many folk were and still are involved in its story One or two facts seemed incorrect such as suggesting the eliptical wing helped warn of an engine shouldnt that be a wing? stall Bit I'd recommend it as many pieces are very poignant and all are interesting A good read