The Chinese Labour Corps toiled on the Western Front during World War I. For their efforts and sacrifice, they were largely ignored and forgotten by the Allies after the conflict.

How the Chinese Labour Corps was painted out of World War I – their sacrifice and ill-treatment recalled in new book The Forgotten

  • Bilingual book traces the history of the Chinese Labour Corps, 140,000 men who toiled on the Western front in France during the Great War
  • They were the last to leave after the war ended, and their contribution to the war effort was largely concealed by the Allies
Topic |   History
The Chinese Labour Corps toiled on the Western Front during World War I. For their efforts and sacrifice, they were largely ignored and forgotten by the Allies after the conflict.
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