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Victor Gregg was born in London in 1919 and joined the army in 1937, serving first in the Rifle Brigade in Palestine and North Africa, notably at the Battle of Alamein, and then with the Parachute Regiment, at the Battle of Arnhem. As a prisoner of war he survived the bombing of Dresden to be repatriated in 1946, and now lives in Winchester. The story of his adult years, Rifleman: A Front-line Life from Alamein and Dresden to the Fall of the Berlin Wall, also co-written with Rick Stroud, was published by Bloomsbury in 2011. Rick Stroud is a writer and film director. As well as working with Vic Gregg on Rifleman he is the author of The Book of the Moon and The Phantom Army of Alamein: How the Camouflage Unit and Operation Bertram Hoodwinked Rommel. He lives in London.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Victor Gregg, Rick Stroud

Soldier, Spy A Survivor's Tale by Victor Gregg, Rick Stroud
Soldier, Spy A Survivor's Tale
Victor Gregg, Rick Stroud
From the author of bestselling Rifleman, this is the final, fascinating part of the trilogy telling the story of one ordinary man s extraordinary life.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
King's Cross Kid A Childhood Between the Wars by Victor Gregg, Rick Stroud
King's Cross Kid A Childhood Between the Wars
Victor Gregg, Rick Stroud
A true child of the “hard knocks” school, Victor Gregg had a will to survive, it may have been cadging a few pennies from a hotel doorman, begging for stale cakes or seeing what could be scrounged at Covent Garden...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/05/2014

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