Jamaican war veteran speaks of racism during WWII

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Jamaican war veteran speaks of racism during WWII

A Jamaican born war veteran who served in the Royal Navy during the second world war, has been speaking of the racism he faced as a black man at the time. 

After Allan Wilmot left the armed forces, he went on to be part of a chart-topping band, performing alongside the likes of Cliff Richards and Shirley Bassey - we've started this piece with one of his songs. 

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