Foreign Legions

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Episode 2 of 2

Duration: 1 hour

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.

Credits

Presenter
David Olusoga
Producer
Ben Crichton
Series Producer
Tim Kirby
Executive Producer
Chris Grunland

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