Gulf War heroes John Peters and John Nichol faced torture and imprisonment at the hands of the Iraqis when their Tornado was shot down over enemy terriority in 1991. Their story shocked the world.
Yet within weeks of their release, the airmen - both Flight Lieutenants in the Royal Air Force - were back on active service. What sort of world did they return to? How were thery affected by the Gulf War? And what makes them carry on risking their lives?
John Peters and John Nichol reveal the glamour and the danger of flying fighter Tornados in a different kind of war: where ultra-modern technology meets the ancient human instinct of self-defence.
Team Tornado is their own story, a cockpit view of the cut and thrust of modern air warfare and the gritty realities of service on an RAF Tornado squadron. It is an extraordinary insight into life on today's Front Line.
Original title: Team Tornado
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