French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says the Chinese labourers were, in their own way, soldiers for France on the economic front.

France honours 'forgotten' Chinese labourers who helped war effort a century ago

140,000 travelled to France to dig trenches and work in factories, but were then forgotten

Topic |   Chinese workers in the first world war

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French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says the Chinese labourers were, in their own way, soldiers for France on the economic front.
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