Jamaican / West Indian women recruits for the Auxiliary Territorial Service in 1943 (women's branch of the Army in the UK). Afro-Caribbeans are the descendants of West Africans shipped in the slave trade to the West Indies (to English, French, Dutch, Spanish, and Portuguese colonies founded from the 16th century). Since World War II many Afro-Caribbeans have migrated to North America and to Europe, especially to the USA, the UK, and the Netherlands.
Queen Mother & her brother. After her wedding, she left her bouquet in Westminister Abbey at the grave of the Unknown Warrior to remember this brother who had lost his life in the Battle of Loos. All Royal brides still follow this tradition to honor the armed forces.
A soldier member of the French Foreign Legion (R) stands by a group of US marines 05 March 2004 at Port-Au-Prince's International airport. French, US, Canadian and Chilean troops have arrived in Haiti to help stabilize the country after former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide fled the country under pressure from an armed rebel revolt and the international Community.