Force 136 (SOE). In 1944 around 150 Chinese Canadians were dropped by parachute behind Japanese lines and most were later denied full rights of Canadian citizenship.

Force 136 was the Far East Region of SOE that was established in 1941 as part of the Indian Mission. The section worked under the cover name GSI and was later absorbed into SOE’s Oriental Mission.

Author: Alan Malcher

Military historian and defence commentator

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