55 min

Punjab's Brothers-in-arms in Flanders Fields Beyond the Ridge / Par-delà la Crête

    • History

In this episode, we learn, with Steven Purewal, about how the Punjab's Lahore Division came to fight alongside Canadian troops in Canada's "baptism of fire" at Ypres in April 1915. Ultimately more than 74,000 South Asians were killed across the various theatres of war in First World War. We also learn about the Treaty of Versailles with Olive Tao, BVP 2020 recipient.

Host: Melanie Ng
Guests: Olive Tao & Steven Purewal
Sound artist: Sylvain Bellemare
Sound editor: Guillaume Bouchard Labonté
Directors: Melanie Ng, Guillaume Bouchard Labonté 

In this episode, we learn, with Steven Purewal, about how the Punjab's Lahore Division came to fight alongside Canadian troops in Canada's "baptism of fire" at Ypres in April 1915. Ultimately more than 74,000 South Asians were killed across the various theatres of war in First World War. We also learn about the Treaty of Versailles with Olive Tao, BVP 2020 recipient.

Host: Melanie Ng
Guests: Olive Tao & Steven Purewal
Sound artist: Sylvain Bellemare
Sound editor: Guillaume Bouchard Labonté
Directors: Melanie Ng, Guillaume Bouchard Labonté 

55 min

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