Tornado Down : The Centenary Collection, Paperback / softback Book

Tornado Down : The Centenary Collection Paperback / softback

Part of the The Centenary Collection series


In 1918, the RAF was established as the world's first independent air force. To mark the 100th anniversary of its creation, Penguin are publishing the Centenary Collection, a series of six classic books highlighting the skill, heroism esprit de corps that have characterised the Royal Air Force throughout its first century. 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, began a nightmare seven-week ordeal of torture and interrogation 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 Hussien'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. The Centenary Collection:1. The Last Enemy by Richard Hillary2. Tumult in the Clouds by James Goodson3. Going Solo by Roald Dahl4. First Light by Geoffrey Wellum5. Tornado Down by John Peters & John Nichol6. Immediate Response by Mark Hammond


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: True war & combat stories
  • ISBN: 9781405937573

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