A barber at work at a Chinese labour camp in Crécy Forest, France, in January 1918. Picture: Alamy A barber at work at a Chinese labour camp in Crécy Forest, France, in January 1918. Picture: Alamy
A barber at work at a Chinese labour camp in Crécy Forest, France, in January 1918. Picture: Alamy
Chinese history

Chinese Labour Corps: the first world war’s forgotten army, all but airbrushed out of history

  • Overlooked for almost a century, China’s human contribution to the Great War is finally getting the recognition it deserves

Topic |   Chinese history
A barber at work at a Chinese labour camp in Crécy Forest, France, in January 1918. Picture: Alamy A barber at work at a Chinese labour camp in Crécy Forest, France, in January 1918. Picture: Alamy
A barber at work at a Chinese labour camp in Crécy Forest, France, in January 1918. Picture: Alamy
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