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WE DIE LIKE BROTHERS : the sinking of the ss mendi.

Author: JOHN GRIBBLE
Publisher: [S.l.] : ENGLISH HERITAGE, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The SS Mendi is a wreck site off the Isle of Wight under the protection of Historic England. Nearly 650 men, from the South African Native Labour Corps (SANLC), lost their lives in February 1917  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: JOHN GRIBBLE
ISBN: 1848023693 9781848023697 184802472X 9781848024724
OCLC Number: 964332924
Description: p. cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction2. The Story of WW1 labour3. South Africa and the outbreak of WW14. The birth of the SANLC5. Native labour for France6. The SANLC goes to France7. Seaward the Great Ships8. The last voyage of the Mendi 9. Aftermath and enquiry10. Dyobha - the man and the myth11. Foreign labour on the Western Front12. The SANLC experiment ends13. An archaeological insight

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Gribble and Scott attempt to untangle truth from myth. Their research is thorough. The story is well told; it is an absorbing read. -- Sir Tim Laurence * Navy News, Feb 2017 *

 
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