Why the Spitfire was Such a Deadly Fighting Machine

Why the Spitfire was Such a Deadly Fighting Machine

In the 1930s, Nazi Germany built the fastest and deadliest planes in the world. Britain knew it needed to fight back. Uncover the story of the Supermarine Spitfire, a rare combination of grace, beauty, and raw power, tonight at 8 on Air Warriors. https://bit.ly/2JyUUdo

Posted by Smithsonian Channel on Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Why the Spitfire was Such a Deadly Fighting Machine

In the 1930s, Nazi Germany built the fastest and deadliest planes in the world. Britain knew it needed to fight back.

Uncover the story of the Supermarine Spitfire, a rare combination of grace, beauty, and raw power

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