A dark secret from the first global war
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is one of the most respected organisations in Britain. But deep in the archives of this organisation given the sacred task of remembering the dead lies a terrible secret. Upwards of 100,000 Africans died during World War One while fighting for Britain, but their bodies were never commemorated and their final resting places remain unknown? British Member of Parliament David Lammy journeys across Kenya and Tanzania with Professor Michele Barrett to find out how African soldiers and porters have become unremembered, and the impact this has had on modern Africa and its communities today.
Series 1: 1x60 | HD | 2019