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The World's War

CD - unabridged
(15 CDs)
Product Number: CX2726
Released: 01 Nov, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781471273810
Narrator(s): Nigel Carrington
Publisher: W F Howes
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Description

A unique account of the millions of colonial troops who fought in the First World War Every major battle fought on the Western Front, from the First Battle of Ypres to the Second Battle of the Marne, was fought by Allied armies that were multi-racial and multi-ethnic. Yet from the moment the guns fell silent the role of non-white soldiers was forgotten. The World's War brings to life the searing experiences of the hundreds of thousands of non-white troops whose bravery contributed to the final Allied victory.

Author(s): David Olusoga
Original Publish Date: 01 Nov, 2014

Professional reviews

"David Olusoga is a historian and a BBC producer, and an expert on the themes of colonialism, slavery and racism."

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