Forogtten: The African Colonial Soldiers of WW2 (Presentation)

Forogtten: The African Colonial Soldiers of WW2 (Presentation)

8th October 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Over half-a-million African troops served with the British Army as combatants and non-combatants in campaigns in the Horn of Africa, the Middle East, Italy, France and Burma – the largest single movement of African men overseas since the slave trade.

This presentation, provides an insight into some of contributions and the sacrifices made by African Colonial Soldiers on the part of the British Empire during Second World War, through the perspective of The Royal West African Frontier Force (RWAFF).

This presentation accompanies exhibitions in St Albans Cathedral and Stevenage museum and Is funded by the Heritage Fund

Booking is essential but tickets are free and can be found here.