Zheng WenDao (郑文道), a native of Xiangshan, Guangdong, China, joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) in 1938, and was instructed to work in Shanghai’s intelligence system as a communications officer.

Zheng WenDao passed on important information, including Wang Jingwei’s secret visit to Japan, the Japanese government’s instructions to the Wang regime and the “Xingya Academy”, the inside story of the Japanese side’s bribing of Ding Mochun, the Japanese army’s plans for a large-scale sweep, and the Japanese army’s plans to attack the cadres of the Shanxi base area who had been dispatched to the enemy’s rear.

The most important is the transmission of Japan’s imminent “southward” strategic intelligence, this information for the Party Central Committee to provide a strong basis for decision-making, for the victory of the world anti-fascist war made a great contribution to the intelligence is known as the “national treasure! It is regarded as a “national treasure” in intelligence.

In October 1941, the Japanese Tokyo Police Department cracked the “Zorg-Ozaki Hidemitsu Third International Spy Case”, and the Japanese military police focused their attention on Shanghai. In order to cover his comrades and continue to transmit information vital to the Party Central Committee, Zheng Wendao decided to risk his life and continue to fight.

In the early morning of July 29, 1942, Zheng Wendao was arrested. Escorting through the city, in order to warn his comrades, at the same time to die to protect the organization’s secrets, he resolutely jumped out of the car headfirst, and immediately fainted; was rescued by the Japanese gendarmes woke up, he again took advantage of the guards are not ready, defiantly from the interrogation room window jumped down, died at the age of 28 years old.

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