The Pacific War and First World War black soldiers

Francis Pike talks to us about the Second World War in the Far East, while Stephen Bourne explains how black Britons participated in the 1914–18 clash.


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.