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With the Head-Hunters in Sarawak - Canadian Secret Agents in the Second World War

Type: Document

Description of what S.O.E. secret agents experienced in Northern Borneo during World War Two. Five Chinese-Canadian agents are mentioned.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Introduction to Uncommon Courage - Canadian Secret Agents in the Second World War

Type: Document

We all know that many Canadians fought with the Allied forces to defend democracy during the Second World War. Many of these people were killed or wounded and all made tremendous sacrifices serving their country. Not so well known are the contributions of a small, but unique, group of Canadians who served the cause of freedom in a different way - those who volunteered to be "secret agents". The stories on this website are only a handful taken from the many that are known.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Role of Chinese-Canadians - Canadian Secret Agents in the Second World War

Type: Document

Hundreds of Chinese-Canadians volunteered for Special Operations Executive (S.O.E.) service in World War Two - far more than any other group of Canadians - and many were selected and underwent gruelling training in Canada as well as at special S.O.E. training camps in Australia and India. This website acknowledges their contribution to Canada's war effort.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada