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Race, War and Nationalism by Glenford Howe


Glenford Howe has produced an important, well researched and thoughtful analysis on the black West Indian population of the British colonial islands of the Caribbean of the impact of British imperialism before, during and after the First World War.   Race, War and Nationalism is a pleasure to read. The quality and depth of the evidence-based res...

Black Poppies by Stephen Bourne


The History Press (2019) Second Edition 256 pages ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0750990821 ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0750990820 If you are interested in discovering the many stories of black servicemen and black women during the First World War then begin with Black Poppies - any further reference you may need, whether the next book or an article from the newspaper rec...

16 July 1916 : Pte John S.S. Huskisson


The Daily Mail reported that John (one of eleven men to arrive in England from Barbados) had decided to enlist having been inspired by the song, “Your King and Country Want You”.  John arrived in England on the SS Grenada on 25 June 1915. After military training, John was sent to France with the 1st Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)...