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The Pacific War and First World War black soldiers

August 6th, 2015

Episode 228 of 296 episodes

Historian Francis Pike challenges some commonly-held assumptions about World War Two in Asia, as we reach the 70th anniversary of the attack on Hiroshima. Meanwhile, Stephen Bourne, author of Black Poppies, talks about the participation of black Britons in World War One.

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