Food, Clothing & the practicalities of War
In July 1916, 500 men of the BWIR were sent to fight in German East Africa. There they were engagedRead more.
How the BWIR performed in the War
In 1917 Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig said of the BWIR, “ work has been very arduous and has beenRead more.
The BWIR – British West Indies Regiment
The following newspaper report from the “Stratford Express” (London) 19 May 1915, page 3: “THE DOCKS – Black Men forRead more.
A day in Brixton
Jak Beula (tracksuit) recording at Raw Material studio in Brixton. Seated: engineer Jon Bristol. Standing (from left): top opera singerRead more.
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