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Foreign Legions

In part two, historian David Olusoga explains how the First World War spread far beyond the mud and trenches of France and Belgium. Extraordinary stories from across the world reveal how millions of Indian, African and Asian troops and ancillaries were caught in its destructive path.

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1 hour

Last on

Thu 14 Aug 2014 23:50
BBC Two Scotland


Role Contributor
PresenterDavid Olusoga
ProducerBen Crichton
Series ProducerTim Kirby
Executive ProducerChris Grunland

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