Working lives: Featured videos: Rushden's Impregnable Spitfire

Peter Woodhams remembers working at John Whites in Rushden and saving for War Bonds during WW2 to raise money for a Spitfire fighter plane. The Ministry named the plane after the very army boots they were making – ‘Impregnable’. This followed the tragic bombing of a shoe factory in the town which killed children in the neighbouring school the previous year.

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