Author John Nichol: former RAF lieutenant and prisoner of war

From Nine To Noon, 10:10 am on 21 September 2015

The recent death of the last remaining dam buster, New Zealander Les Munro, highlighted the role the legendary squadron had on helping end World War Two. Les Munro flew in 21 bombing missions with Royal Air Force squadron 617, known for their bombing of the Eder and Mohne dams, which dealt a serious blow to the German war machine. The new book After the Flood: What the Dam Busters Did Next explores the dam busters other missions after the war. Its author, John Nichol is a former RAF flight lieutenant whose Tornado bomber was shot down over Iraq.