Black American GIs, Bristol - During World War II
During the Second World War, a large number of American troops were stationed in or near Bristol. They included black soldiers, who were based in Muller’s Orphanage on Ashley Down in Bristol. Bristol people were on the whole friendly towards the American soldiers, including the black soldiers. The white American soldiers were horrified to see white women dancing with black men. But there was no racism in Bristol’s institutions at that time. An actress working at Bristol’s Little Theatre…
History Wars: Photo
War Images.Some of the photos can be harsh or unpleasant. War is a disgrace, is cruelty, misery, tears and death. But I believe that war must be shown with all its consequences, not as it is often portrayed by the media. On the other hand will try to include pictures that bring us a little closer to the conflict, its quirks and conflicts. Finally will try to add a brief description to each photo for informational purposes. I hope you find this site of interest.