John Nichol

November 16, 2018

Author of: Spitfire

John Nichol served in the Royal Air Force for fifteen years.  On active duty during the first Gulf War in 1991, his Tornado bomber was shot down during a mission over Iraq.  Captured, tortured and held as a prisoner of war, John was paraded on television, provoking worldwide condemnation and leaving one of the most enduring images of the conflict.

Now, an acclaimed author of numerous books his latest Spitfire: A Very British Love Story is not only a huge bestseller, it has also been awarded the WHSmith Non-fiction book of 2018.