The Exiles: Secretly Deported

About the Show

At the end of the Second World War, hundreds of Chinese seamen who worked for the Merchant Navy during the conflict vanished from their homes in Liverpool, England. They left behind heartbroken wives and children, and many went to their graves believing they had been deserted. Decades later, the astonishing truth is finally revealed. Declassified documents prove these heroic men and their families were betrayed by the British government in an astonishing act of deception. As their descendants search for clues, could a potential relative in Singapore be the missing puzzle piece for one Liverpool family? Part 1 of 2.