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Is Home Fit for all Heroes
Sat 22 October 2016, 18:30 – 19:30 BST
The end of the Second World War marked the decline of the British Empire. The war had placed a huge financial strain on the empire and Britain had no choice but to decolonise or grant independence to many nations including Caribbean islands and African countries. During the war, soldiers had been recruited from the Caribbean and Africa to form British colonial troops such as the Royal West African Frontier Force and the West India Regiment.
Join the historian Onyeka for two exclusive events in Birmingham to explore the lives of African soldiers in World War One.