It is surprising former prisoner of war Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has not spoken to his family, despite being freed on Saturday, a former Gulf War hostage told Good Morning Britain.
Retired RAF navigator John Nichol, who was captured in Iraq after his plane was shot down in 1991, said he found it "quite curious" Bergdahl had not been able to speak to his parents.
"That was the first thing that we wanted to do - and I was only a prisoner for several weeks not for five years."
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