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Asians In Britain – World Wars

Asian contributions to both world wars are not widely known about, despite the fact that India raised the world’s largest volunteer armies: 1.5 million in WWI and 2.5 million in WWII.

World War One Through Arab Eyes

One hundred years after the Ottomans joined the war, this three-part series tells the story from an Arab perspective.

First Muslim to be awarded Victoria Cross needs recognition

Khudadad Khan, the first Muslim soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross, should be more widely recognised, say two former heads of the Army.

Legacy of Sikh and Muslim soldiers of WW1 explored

British Future’s recent study into public attitudes to the First World War centenary showed that the single biggest increase in public knowledge about WW1 relates to the contribution of soldiers from the Empire and the Commonwealth who fought for Britain.

The Muslims who fought for Britain in the first world war

Presentation at Living Islam festival points up role of 400,000 from pre-partition India who fought on Britain's side

Soldiers from India and Pakistan in the First World War

The Indian Army during World War I made a vital contribution to the European, Mediterranean and Middle East theatres of war in World War I.

The centenary of WWI – Tommies and Tariqs fought side by side’

It is vital that the role of Empire troops in the First World War is acknowledged, says Baroness Warsi

Muslim soldiers in the British Army during WW1

A must watch! Video highlighting a small fraction of the immense contribution Muslims have made serving in the British Armed Forces.

Forgotten Heroes – The Muslim Contribution

With Remembrance Day today, Somaiya Khan-Piachaud and Ayman Khwaja remember the sacrifice of Muslim soldiers, who gave their lives and their limbs in the name of duty in both the first and second World Wars.