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Under Fire: Black Britain in Wartime - Interview with Stephen Bourne

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Duration: 0:45:26 | Added: 20 Jun 2023
Interview with Stephen Bourne about the contribution of black men and women in wartime Britain during the Second World War.

To mark the 75th anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush, Joseph Quinn speaks to "Black Poppies" author, Stephen Bourne, about the subject of his recent book, "Under Fire: Black Britain in Wartime 1939–45". Stephen shares with Joseph his experience in uncovering the previously untold story of the wartime contribution of black service personnel from the West Indies and Africa in the British forces, as well as the domestic war effort made by black men and women on the Home Front.

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