Second World War (WW2)

Scope and Content

Press cuttings collected or written by Hardyman, mainly relating to Madagascar and Second World War. Includes topics and headlines such as: victory parade for the King's African Rifles (presentation of military medals to 3 men from the King's African Rifles by General Sir William Platt after the occupation of Tananarive by the British, Nov 1942); 'What Madagascar means to the Allies'; 'Madagascar: French through 300 years', 'South African [and East African] troops and airmen in action', 'British Troops Advance on Capital of Madagascar', 'A review of the taking of Majunga', 'British Advance on Antananarivo: South Africans' Share in Operations', and articles referring to history and culture of Madagascar and allied war efforts.

Conditions Governing Access

Open