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Photo: Wikimedia Commons @ John Warwick Brooke The work of the Chinese Labour Corps, recruited by the British military in WWI, was largely forgotten. They were seen as a source of cheap labour by the British.

Britain’s war amnesia

Is it too late to remember the sacrifices of Britain’s Colonial soldiers?

Photo: Flickr, Anosmia

Catalyst: Contemporary Art and War

Imperial War Museum North (IWMN) exhibits its very own collection of contemporary art that reveals the role of war in shaping peoples’ lives, personalities and futures through the experiences they have undergone. Bobbie Hook tells us why she thinks going to see this exhibition isn’t just an important thing to do, but a necessary one.