John Nichol

Tornado Down
  • Tornado Down

  • Discover the brave, shocking and remarkable true story of two RAF lieutenants' capture during the Gulf War

    'HEROISM UNDER A BLOOD RED SKY' Independent
    'THE MOST COMPELLING STORY OF THE GULF WAR' Daily Mail
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    RAF Flight Lieutenants John Peters and John Nichol were shot down over enemy territory on their first mission of the Gulf War.

    Their capture in the desert, half a mile from their blazing Tornado bomber, led to seven harrowing weeks of torture, confinement and interrogation.

    An ordeal which brought both men close to death.

    In Tornado Down, John Peters and John Nichol tell the incredible story of their part in the war against Saddam Hussein's regime.

    It is a brave and shocking and totally honest story: a story about war and its effects on the hearts and minds of men.

John Nichol is a former RAF flight lieutenant whose Tornado bomber was shot down on a mission over Iraq during the first Gulf War in 1991. He was captured and became a prisoner of war. He is the bestselling co-author of Tornado Down and, with Tony Rennell, The Last Escape, Tail-End Charlies, Home Run and Medic, and author of five novels. He is also a journalist and widely quoted military commentator. His website is www.johnnichol.com.

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