Camouflage was one of the most surprising elements of the Battle of Alamein - the story is now told in full for the first time.
Rick Stroud is a film and television director, whose credits include Brideshead Revisited (associate producer) and Monarch of the Glen (lead director). He lives on a houseboat in Chelsea, London.
A wonderful book: charming, fascinating, crammed full of
extraordinary nuggets of information ... The result is a gem of a
book and a classic of its kind -- James Holland * Literary Review
Stroud has a storyteller's eye for human detail matched with a researcher's diligence ... A fascinating study of how the most unlikely characters can become heroes * Independent on Sunday *
The unit's tale is told with clarity, humour and precision * The Times *