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Before Windrush: The forgotten story of the Caribbean Soldiers

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When Britain called on the Caribbean for support in World War Two, more than 10,000 men and women crossed the Atlantic in response.

In Lancashire factories, airfields in Kent and forests in the Scottish Highlands, West Indians provided fundamental support to the war effort. However, few made it to the front line. This was because black West Indians faced another battle – against racism.

BBC iWonder – How did the heroes of the Caribbean help win WW2?

www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z2bg4wx

 


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