For King and Country?

Black troops in the British Imperial Armed Forces

 


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Many people are surprised that there were Jamaican Spitfire pilots in the Second World War. The African/Caribbean presence in Britainís Imperial forces goes back much further. This interactive audio-visual presentation will explore this often hidden history including filmed interviews with First World War Jamaican veterans, the role of British West Indies Regiment in Palestine and the African troops in Burma in the Second World War.

Free talk, no booking required but please arrive in good time.

  • 12.30pm-2pm
  • FREE

Where

Imperial War Museum
Lambeth Road, London, SE1 6HZ
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This event is in the past. This is an archive page for reference.
 

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