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Rumble in the Jungle: The Story of Force 136

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Event Title:
Rumble in the Jungle: The Story of Force 136
 
Venue:
Chinese Canadian Military Museum
2nd Floor, 555 Columbia Street, Vancouver
 
Date and Time:
May 14 – onwards
  
Description:
An exhibition that explores a largely unknown part of Canadian history. During the last years of the Second World War, about 150 Chinese Canadians were secretly trained in guerrilla warfare and jungle survival tactics. Their mission? To get dropped behind Japanese lines and assist with sabotage and intelligence gathering. Learn more about the story of Force 136. Exhibition opens on Saturday, May 14 at 2:30 p.m. and is ongoing.
 
Contact for public:
Email:  info@ccmms.ca