Larry Hannant

Spanish refugees interned at Argelès-sur-Mer, February 8th, 1939

Franco’s 1939 victory in the Spanish Civil War saw half a million refugees head north to France. They would be followed by many more in a decade of disaster, writes Larry Hannant.

Quiet posting: a soldier in German uniform stands with a captured Dutch gun at Texel, May, 1940.

The carnage at Texel has been largely forgotten.

Komagata Maru

Larry Hannant describes a forgotten episode of conflict over immigration and race between two bastions of the British Empire, Canada and India, in the summer of 1914.