Further Resources

Books & Articles


FAWCETT, Brian: The Chinese Labour Corps in France 1917-1921 (Journal of the Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society; Volume 40. pp, 33-111, 2000)

FENBY, Jonathan: The Siege of Tsingtao (Penguin China Specials, 2014)

FRENCH, Paul: Betrayal in Paris (Penguin China Specials, 2014)

JAMES, Gregory: The Chinese Labour Corps (1916-1920) (Bayview Educational, 2013)

JAMES, Gregory: 'Pershing's Chinese': The other Chinese labour corps (Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong Branch, Vol. 58, pp. 189-207, 2018)

O’NEILL, Mark: The Chinese Labour Corps (Penguin China Specials, 2014)

SUMMERSKILL, Michael: China on the Western Front (Self-published, 1982)

WOOD, Frances and ARNANDER, Christopher: Betrayed Ally – China in the Great War (Pen & Sword, 2016)

XU, Guoqi: China and the Great War: China's Pursuit of a New National Identity and Internationalization (Cambridge University Press, 2005)

XU, Guoqi: Strangers on the Western Front - Chinese Workers in the Great War (Harvard University Press, 2011)


GU, Xingqing: Mijn herinneringen als tolk voor de Chinese arbeiders in WOI (Flemish translation by Vanhaelemeersch, Philip and Dendooven, Dominiek, Lannoo, 2010)

KLEIN, Daryl: With the Chinks (The Naval & Military Press Ltd, 2016)

MAULTSAID, Jim: Dawn of Victory – Thank you China! Star Shell Reflections 1918-1919 (Pen & Sword, 2017)


Novels & Plays

BISHOP, John: The Chinese Attack (Vanguard Press, 2012)  

HARVEY, Clive: Yang’s War – A Forgotten Chinese Hero of World War One (Tommies Guides, 2017)

YORK LOH, Daniel: Forgotten 遗忘 (Oberon Modern Plays, 2018)