The histories of Black and minority ethnic women who served with the Allied Forces during the Second World War by Dr Jo Stanley
Tag: Second World War
Martin Plaut, until recently the Africa Editor at BBC World Service News, tells the story of a remarkable cache of interviews with African soldiers in the Second World War, which has just been deposited with the Imperial War Museum
The story of the hundreds of Guernsey mothers and their infants who were evacuated from the island in advance of the German occupation between the 20th and 28th June 1940
The British Museum reading room opened in 1857 and was, until recently, the main reading room of the British Library. Phil Cohen gives a moving and at times very funny account of how his life as a (sometime) shoplifter, Situationist, squatter and sociologist has been deeply entwined with the British Library Reading Room and the surrounding London streets.