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Ep. 156 – The Indian Army in the Great War – Dr Adam Prime


Dr Adam Prime, lecturer in the Politics and Contemporary History at the University of Salford, talks about his research into the Indian Army during the Great War. In this podcast you will hear how the Indian Army came about with its origins in the defence of the East India Company from 1757. A hundred years later when the British Army needed to de…

Thousands of Heroes Have Arisen - Sukwinderr Singh Bassi


On Wednesday 14th of June we welcome Sukwinder Singh Bassi to our Hornchurch venue to present his talk about the service and sacrifices of Sikh soldiers during the Great War. The talk is based on letters send to and from Sikh soldiers on the Western Front and those convalescing  in England. These letters describe their wartime experiences in Europe…