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Bicycles & World War II Spies 10

Agents practising being interrogated. The rural situation of camp X can be glimpsed from the background. (From the Pelham-Burn collection, reproduced by courtesy of Lynn-Philip Hodgson) On 6 December 1941, just one day before the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, a British spy training camp opened in Whitby, Ontario, some 50 kilometres east of Toronto. The ...

Camp-X 4

Camp-X was a secret agent training camp in Whitby, Ontario that was established by the British Special Operations Executive (SOE); a branch of the British MI6 during World War II. The original intent of Camp-X was to secretly recruit Americans to become British spies since Americans were forbidden from becoming involved in the war. Ironically, ...