Posted on 13 June 2010.
"Die Farbiger", originally uploaded by drakegoodman.
A coloured French soldier (Troupes de Marine), most likely Senegalese is singled out to have his photograph taken with a Uhlan NCO and military official. Many of the Senegalese and other colonial troops were in the Troupes de Marine and were reported to have fought with incredible valour and great ...
Posted in African History, Black People in Europe, Black Soldiers
Posted on 30 September 2009.
Not many people in Britain today are aware that during World War II, there were over 400 air crew from the Caribbean who flew with the RAF - about 70 receiving commissions, 103 decorations for distinguished service, and over a hundred who gave their lives fighting for the 'mother country.'
Group Captain Larry Osbourne, the first ...
Posted in African History, Black Britain, Black Soldiers, Black Women, Caribbean History