09 March 2010

Article about Camp X Artefacts

A newspaper in Kitchener, Ontario, The Record, has run a piece by Carola Vyhnak, titled "Historian battling to save 'Camp X' artifacts" in its online edition. Camp X, between Whitby and Oshawa, Ontario, was a Second World War training installation for Allied undercover agents ("top-secret Camp X spy training school"). The article reports that approximately twenty-five percent of a private collection, the Robert Stuart Aeronautical Collection of intelligence and military artefacts, incorporates material originally from Camp X. This collection is currently up for auction by Stuart's family. Local historian Lynn Philip Hodgson is concerned that the collection might be sold to a bidder outside of Canada and the material removed from the Camp X Museum where it is currently on display.

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