Talk Africa : Africa and World War 2

It was one of the deadliest conflicts in human history, and one that Africa made a massive contribution towards. The Second World War was a turning point in society and fundamentally changed the face of global politics. But whether it was in the deserts of North Africa, the jungles of Burma or the skies over Germany, the role of over 1.3 million Africans is often conveniently overlooked. So on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War 2, how do we quantify the role that Africa played? And who were the men that valiantly fought a war that was not theirs? This week on Talk Africa.