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My Life and World War Two

Happy Birthday Victor Gregg - he has turned 100 this week. Victor volunteered to join the army before the Second World War and he fought all the way through - from clashes with the Italians in North Africa in 1940 to being captured 75 years ago this autumn at Arnhem. He was a Prisoner of War in Dresden when the allied raid flattened the city and was eventually liberated by the Soviets. He has written best selling books about his life and, unlike many of his generation, he is searingly honest about what the experience of war and captivity have done to him. In this poignant interview, Victor Gregg retells his traumatic experience of the Second World War and how it has shaped the rest of his life.

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