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In pictures: Africa's World War II veterans
Untold story

The African soldiers who fought for the British Empire in World War II are remembered in an exhibition at the Imperial War Museum North in Manchester, UK.

"This is the untold story of the forgotten heroes of the Commonwealth," says Zimbabwean artist Raphael Chikukwa, the curator of the exhibition.

This photo shows troops of the 11th East African Division on the road to Kalewa, Burma, during the Chindwin River crossing.

Photo: Imperial War Museum

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