The Unknown Force. Black,Indian and Coloured Soldiers Through Two World Wars.


In many aspects they were an afterthought and a convenient reserve in the minds of those who ran the country and its armed forces at the outbreak of hostilities in both world conflcts,Because of the existing politics and predjudices they could not be used in a combatant capacity and were relegated to the more menial tasks and unimposing functions.Simply because they were black or brown,they were told they could not fight.Despite all this,they answered the call to duty and rallied to the coloures when they were most needed during those dark days of 1914-1918 and 1939-1945

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H/b in nice clean and sharp boards,in a v/g illustrated glossy d/w.size 9×6 pp XI+278,inc.index,bibliography,various appendixes,illustrated throughout with many reproduced photographic prints inc.frontispiece,page maps,pictorial back and front p/d’s and fe/pr’s.Hinges strong.Binding tight (suggest unread).No foxing,staining or browning.Internally and externally clean and bright throughout. This is as a as new copy.


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