Author Archives: Nikki

Stanley Cemetery, Hong Kong

                Stanley Cemetery sits on the southern side of Hong Kong Island and is maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC). The cemetery is not particularly large, but is immaculately maintained, as anyone familiar with the work of the CWGC would expect.  Its entrance is dominated by …

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Reviews: Tricks on the Dead: The Story of the Chinese Labour Corps in WWI

For review’s on the docudrama, Tricks on the Dead, please see visit A review by Jessica Yang, Ubyssey (University of British Columbia) student newspaper site. A review by Michale Hayward on

Praise… of sorts!

“During the last big push by Germans, the Chinese labourers working behind the lines offered their services to help the wounded, who were streaming back from the front in all kinds of conveyances. When official permission was given, they gave their own cigarettes and food rations to the wounded men they were helping. The wounded …

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