A "Decolonised" history of The Third World in World War II at the Castle of Good Hope

The Castle of Good Hope and the Denis Goldberg Legacy Foundation present the exhibition A “Decolonised” history of The Third World in World War II at the Castle of Good Hope March – June 2017.
Photographs, texts, 10 audio- and 2 video stations tell the story from the view point of the colonial peoples of Africa, Asia and Oceania with a special section on South Africa with uniforms and artefacts



  • The Third World fielded more soldiers in World War II than Europe
  • They suffered more losses than Germany, Italy and Japan combined
  • Their countries were battlegrounds for the warring nations
  • Their countries were exploited for food and war material


Thanks to: State Chancellery of North Rhine-Westphalia, Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, Liliesleaf Museum, Exile-Kultukoordination e.V.; Community Heart e.V. and the Castle of Good Hope.

The Exhibition was created and produced for us by Recherche International e.V. We have added a special section on South Africa.

School classes, university student & adult heritage groups are especially welcome.

Please contact: Doreen Hendricks at marketing@castleofgoodhope.org .za to make arrangements to visit.