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Forgotten: the British African colonial soldiers of the Second World War

Join us for the presentation of our upcoming exhibition.

Free online Talk via Zoom

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Do you know what role African troops played in the Second World War? Join Ademola from Learning through the Arts to find out more via this online talk.

Over half-a-million African troops served with the British Army as combatants and non-combatants in campaigns in the Horn of Africa, the Middle East, Italy, France and Burma - the largest single movement of African men overseas since the slave trade.

This presentation, provides an insight into some of contributions and the sacrifices made by African Colonial Soldiers on the part of the British Empire during Second World War, through the perspective of The Royal West African Frontier Force (RWAFF).

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