A film presentation telling the story of hundreds of women, girls and a handful of men who built Spitfires in secret during WW2.
Spitfires were the nemesis of the Luftwaffe and the instrument which halted Hitler’s plans for invasion. After relentless bombing of the Spitfire factories in Southampton, the Germans were convinced they had halted the production of the Spitfires for good. However, the British had a secret plan…
All this activity was happening around us in our Southern region without anyone knowing, even to this day. During the evening there will be a Q&A session with one of the engineers at the secret factories who is also a well-respected historian today.
For more information and to link to the trailer visit secretspitfires.com and the Secret Spitfires Facebook Page.
The evening will commence at 7.30 pm in the Lecture Theatre of the National Motor Museum’s Collections Centre and finish at around 10.00 pm. The National Motor Museum will be open from 6.00pm for a private viewing at no extra charge. A pay bar will be available in the Collections Centre for the purchase of beers, wines and soft drinks.
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