Three documentaries looking at fighter planes of the Second World War. 'Spitfire - Defender of the Skies' documents the Spitfire's earliest flights to the final stages of its development. The Spitfire is also shown in action during some of its most memorable campaigns including the momentous Battle of Britain. 'The Ultimate History of the Messerschmitt' looks at the development of these groundbreaking aircraft as well as featuring the Bf110,the world's first fighter designed specifically as a bomber escort,and the ME 163 Komet,the extraordinary rocket-powered interceptor. 'Fighter Planes of World War II' recounts the nostalgic and moving history of the fight for the skies during WWII. From 'Fighters' to the 'Big Bombers',the Battle of Britain to the Atom Bomb,this programme charts the development of military aircraft throughout the course of the war.