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Walter Tull: Pioneering Black Sportsman and First World War Soldier

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Over the years Stand To! editor Jon Cooksey has been involved in co-writing and producing several documentaries for the BBC in collaboration with BBC Senior Broadcast Journalist and Sports Editor Graham McKechnie. These have now been made available with permission for members during the period of lockdown.  In the broadcast which we have made av…


Blacks v. Whites 29 April 1919 Winchester, Hampshire

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Blacks v. Whites Fight at Winchester Camp. A dozen men wounded. This shocking headline appeared in the Hampshire Telegraph on 2 May 1919 to describe events of the previous Monday 29th April when violence broke out between black British West Indian soldiers and white American soldiers serving with British forces who were housed in barracks at Winc…