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Whitby in Durham County, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Camp X

1941 - 1946

 
 
Camp X Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Graff
1. Camp X Marker
Upper Plaque
Inscription.

Upper Plaque

On this site British Security Co-Ordination operated Special Training School No. 103 and Hydra.

S.T.S. 103 trained allied agents in the techniques of secret warfare for the Special Operations Executive (SOE) Branch of the British Intelligence Service.

Hydra Network communicated vital messages between Canada, the United States and Great Britain.

This commemoration is dedicated to the service of the men and women who took part in these operations.

Lower Plaque

In Memory of Sir William Stephenson

"The Man Called Intrepid"

Born at Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, January 11, 1896 Died at Paget, Bermuda, January 31, 1989

Director of British Security Co-Ordination

1941 - 1946

 
Erected 1984.
 
Location. 43° 51.345′ N, 78° 52.999′ W. Marker is in Whitby, Ontario, in Durham County. Marker is on Boundary Road (Local Route 52) 0.7 kilometers south of Wentworth Street (Local Route 60), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is on a monument in Intrepid Park bordering Lake Ontario. The park contains several interpretive signs and a trail through the swampy ground. Marker is in this
Camp X Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, June 25, 2002
2. Camp X Marker
Lower Plaque
post office area: Whitby, Ontario L1J 8P8, Canada.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for Camp X. (Submitted on December 16, 2012, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia.)
2. Camp X Photo Gallery. Photos of the camp and associated items during wartime and before the buildings were bulldozed. (Submitted on December 16, 2012, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia.) 

3. Camp X Official Site. includes photos of Camp X before the buildings were bulldozed. (Submitted on November 4, 2013, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia.) 
 
Additional keywords. espionage
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Camp X Monument image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, June 25, 2002
3. Camp X Monument
Camp X Site image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, June 25, 2002
4. Camp X Site
Swampy ground along a trail in Intrepid Park at the Camp X location.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2012, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. This page has been viewed 540 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 16, 2012, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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