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Remembrance: The Sikh Story

Documentary examining why followers of the Sikh religion were marked out as a 'martial race' under the British Empire, and how Sikh soldiers fought for Britain in two world wars.

Documentary examining why followers of the Sikh religion were marked out as a 'martial race' under the British Empire, and how thousands of Sikh soldiers valiantly laid down their lives for Britain's freedom across two world wars.

With contributions from eminent historians, military experts and war veterans, the film features the last-ever interview with legendary WW2 Squadron Leader Mahinder Singh Pujji, and the first television broadcast of a rare audio recording of a WW1 Sikh prisoner of war, handed to Britain in 2010 after 94 years in German hands.

30 minutes

Last on

Tue 9 Nov 2010 23:50

Credits

Role Contributor
Producer John Deol
Director John Deol
Executive Producer Tommy Nagra

Broadcasts

  • Tue 9 Nov 2010 23:20
  • Tue 9 Nov 2010 23:50