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Gulf War veteran gives leadership talk on Island

A man who uses his experience of being captured during the Gulf War to teach leadership skills has been in the Isle of Man.

John Peters delivered a talk at the Palace Hotel yesterday evening.

In January 1991, he came to international prominence when his bruised and battered face appeared on television screens around the world.

The bomber crewed by him and another man was shot down over Iraq on the first day of the war.

Mr Peters says he started on the road to his new life thanks to his experiences in Iraq and his easy-going nature:

 

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