Spitfire Birth of a Legend DVD
Known as the fighter that saved Britain from invasion and defeat, the Supermarine Spitfire has come to spirit that
saved the country in the desperate days when Britain stood alone.
Disk Count: 1
Video Format: Standard
Run Time: Approx. 45 minutes
Hear how the legendary Supermarine Spitfire, conceived from a radical design, became a symbol of Britain’s
determination during World War II. Celebrate the history of this acclaimed aircraft, the men who designed and built
it, and those who flew and fought in it. In this film, interviews with the pilots who flew the planes, and dramatic
archive and color footage of the Spitfire in combat help illustrate the story of this legendary aircraft that
fought in the summer skies over England in 1940. You’ll even hear from those who worked alongside R.J. Mitchell,
the brilliant and visionary creator of the extraordinary fighter.
• See interviews with the pilots who flew the planes
• Watch dramatic archive and color footage
• Hear from those who worked alongside R.J. Mitchell, the creator of the fighter