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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…


Against All Odds: Walter Tull – The Black Lieutenant by Stephen Wynn

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Pen and Sword, £16.99 hb, 8pp plate section, index.  ISBN: 978–152–670–404–7  [First reviewed in Stand To! No.112 June 2018]  It should never be a bad thing when another book is published about Walter Tull. His inspiring story has been so long forgotten that each new recounting should be a cause for celebration. Yet, a reader looking for freshl…


Walter Tull, 1888-1918 Officer, Footballer by Phil Vasili

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Paperback 256 Pages Published: 11/11/2009 Publisher: Raw Press  ISBN: 9780956395405  I'n diving this review of 'Walter Tull, 1888-1918 Officer, Footballer' into four parts: the chronology, the storytelling, additional insights and editorial matters. The Chronology of Walter Tull's Story  Walter Tull was black and British, born in Folkestone t…


Black Poppies by Stephen Bourne

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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 re…