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0752465856
Paperback:The motherland calls : Britain's black servicemen & women, 1939-45 / Stephen Bourne:2012 Paperback The motherland calls : Britain's black servicemen & women, 1939-45 / Stephen Bourne
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Author: Bourne, Stephen
Year: 2012
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Paperback
Classification: 940.5404
Publisher: History, 2012
ISBN: 0752465856 9780752465852
Control number 0752465856
Description:
During the Second World War, black volunteers from across the British Empire enthusiastically joined the armed forces and played their part in fighting Nazi Germany and its allies. In the air, sea and on land, they risked their lives, yet very little attention has been given to the thousands of black British, Caribbean and West African servicemen and women who supported the British war effort from 1939-45. Drawing on the author's expert knowledge of the subject, and many years of original research, 'The Motherland Calls' is a long-overdue tribute to some of the black servicemen and women whose contribution to fighting for peace has been overlooked.
Great Britain, Armed Forces, History, 20th century
WAR, Warfare and Defence
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Paperback:Playing gay in the golden age of British TV:2019 Paperback
Author: Bourne, Stephen
Year: 2019
Language: English
Interest category: Entertainment
Media class: Paperback
Classification: 791.4565
Publisher: The History Press
224 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm (pbk)
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Hardback:Fighting proud, the untold story of the gay men who served in two world wars:2017 Hardback
Author: Bourne, Stephen
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Hardback
Classification: 355.0086
Publisher: I.B. Tauris
256 pages, illustrations (hbk)
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0750994355
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Paperback:Under fire, black Britain in wartime 1939-45:2020 Paperback
Author: Bourne, Stephen
Year: 2020
Language: English
Interest category: History
Media class: Paperback
Classification: 941.084
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: The History Press
255 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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