The Phantom Army of Alamein

Author: Rick Stroud

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Year: 2012

ISBN 978-1-4088-3128-1

Language: English

Binding: Softback

Price: £8.75


Well-written, this is a fantastic tale about the eccentric crowd of creatives that combined to form the British Army’s Camoufl age Unit. Although the book’s title suggests it’s all about El Alamein - arguably the unit’s biggest coup - it gives a history of camoufl age and details the unit’s early expe-riences inside the perimeter at Tobruk. Here they had

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