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Why service personnel are recovering a WWII Spitfire

A team of servicemen and women who have been injured in recent conflicts has been digging up the remains of a Spitfire shot down over Wiltshire during World War II.

Operation Nightingale is a project that uses archaeology to help with the rehabilitation of injured service personnel.

John Maguire visited the team, who have been joined by the daughter of the pilot of the plane they are working to uncover.

  • 05 Sep
  • From the section UK
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