How many African Soldiers?
War films tend to have whitewashed the army. Note below the amount of soldiers used from Africa. They are somehowRead more.
Nigeria’s contribution to the War Efforts
The British War Department produced a number of publications marking the contributions of the colonies to World War II efforts.Read more.
Racial Discrimination Experienced by the BWIR
The British Empire in 1914 covered almost 12 million square miles and included 421 million people. Of the 59 millionRead more.
The Taranto Revolt
Following the Armistice in November 1918 the battalions of the BWIR were concentrated at Taranto, Italy, to prepare for demobilisation. However, asRead more.
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