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Contribution of Black and Asian Soldiers to the first World War – Junior Douglas

18 Oct 2017 - 18 Oct 2017

This interesting talk, as seen at the House of Commons, covers the contribution of black and Asian soldiers to the First World War.  This contribution includes combatants, non-combatants and resources. The area called the colonies in the lecture, include India, (pre-partition) Africa and the Caribbean.  Images of the different troops, who fought and images of their regiment are portrayed to bring this talk to life.

Beyond the battle field the lecture looks at the social political back ground in England and the Colonies. The Lecture is interactive as it consist of slides and film, to demonstrate what is narrated

Time: Doors open at 18:00 for talk to start at 18:30.
Where: Mess Deck

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