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Former worker the late Joyce Kolk..<br />
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A campaign to build a memorial to honour the women and children who built over 2,000 Spitfires in secret to help win the Second World War has been launched.<br />
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The little-known operation involved just a few hundred people who operated in requisitioned car garages, factories and workshops in the city of Salisbury.<br />
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They built the legendary aircraft in piecemeal and worked with such discretion that the Wiltshire city's inhabitants were oblivious to it. <br />
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The unsung workers were so prolific they accounted for one tenth of all Spitfires produced during the war.