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The Fascinating Story Of Duxford And The Spitfire

Duxford and the Supermarine Spitfire have a shared history. RAF Duxford's No. 19 Squadron was the first RAF squadron to re-equip with the new Supermarine Spitfire, and the first Spitfire was flown into RAF Duxford in August 1938.

IWM Historian Carl Warner tells the story of the special relationship between Duxford and this iconic aircraft of the Battle of Britain.

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