Remembering the Battle of Britain

Forever associated with the RAF's victory in the Battle of Britain 70 years ago, the Supermarine Spitfire has secured an enduring nostalgic place in British aviation history.

For BBC Radio 4's Today programme, presenter Evan Davis was shown around a workshop at Duxford in Cambridgeshire, where rusty remnants of the fighter aircraft are used to help restore old Spitfires to their former glory.

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Only archive photographs have captions - courtesy Getty Images and The Press Association.

Archive audio from BBC Radio. Music by Anne Shelton and courtesy KPM Music.

Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 18 August 2010.

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BBC Radio 4's Today programme

The Aircraft Restoration Company

Imperial War Museum, Duxford

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