Another Man’s War

  In Another Man’s War, Barnaby Phillips delivers the gripping, unforgettable story of a Burma Boy in the Second World War and the legacy of the British Empire in Africa and Asia. Link to the Al Jazeera documentary Burma Boy; the film on which the book is based.    Included in NPR and Daily … Read more

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Another Man’s War In 1897, Britain responded to the killing of a group of officials by invading and plundering an ancient African kingdom. The men had been travelling to Benin City, in what is now Nigeria, when they were ambushed and killed by local soldiers. Just six weeks later, the British had exacted their revenge, set … Read more