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#LESTWEFORGET but for decades the immense Sikh contribution in both World Wars was airbrushed out of history & education.
Through hard work, research & campaigning by many orgs, we have re-told history & awoken the masses for the appropriate recognition. #Sikhs #armisticeday
when you see the mass graves, names of those fallen etched in Menin Gate memorial, does the reality hit of the bravery & courage shown by our forefathers. The Sikh Manifesto called for more monuments to mark the Sikh sacrifices and this is now becoming a reality all over the UK.
They signify the bravery & courage of 000s of Sikhs who travelled across the world to fight a greater tyrant & oppressor to liberate & free Europe. Sikhs fought & died keeping their Faith, Values & Sikh Identity. They stood tall in their Turbans & beards at times just Kirpans.
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