WWII veteran, Joseph Quansah (92 yrs), displays his medals after sharing his life stories Yenkassa. His advise, “war is not good, don’t start one.” Support the Yenkassa Project!
International man of strength
A Japanese veteran’s painting of an African Soldier from the “West African Frontier Force” of the Burma campaign.
been marching for the “Queen” since 1939
The British campaign to push the Japanese out of Burma was the longest and bloodiest of the Second World War
African in Burma
In early 1944, African troops went into combat and the Japanese fought ferociously. For the Africans it was a baptism of fire in the green hell of the jungle
African Soldiers at WWII
It is one of the forgotten stories of the Second World War - how Britain in its hour of need took almost 100,000 African soldiers to fight in the jungles of Burma against the all-conquering Japanese