Square Events news - Gulf War POW speaks at Square Mile Salute

During 15 years’ service in the Royal Air Force John Nichol served as a technician and after being commissioned, as a Tornado Navigator in both the Air Defence and Ground Attack roles. He was shot down on the first low-level, daylight raid of the first Gulf War in January 1991. Captured and tortured, he was paraded on television provoking worldwide condemnation and leaving one of the enduring images of the conflict. He returned to active duty and was involved in policing the exclusion zone as part of the UN force maintaining the fragile peace in Bosnia. He has served around the world from the Nevada Desert to the Middle East and Norway to the Falkland Islands.

John is the best-selling author of Tornado Down, five novels, and the highly acclaimed & best-selling WWII history books, Tail-End Charlies, The Last Escape, MEDIC! – Saving Lives From Dunkirk To Afghanistan, Arnhem – The Battle For Survival, and The Red Line – The RAF’s Bloodiest Raid On Hitler’s Germany. He is in demand to give motivational lectures and after-dinner speeches and has worked with wide variety of businesses including BT, Shell, Lloyds Bank and The Stockholm School of Economics.

We are delighted to have John’s support for Square Mile Salute.

For further information www.johnnichol.com