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Monday, 7 June 2010

Social Studies: Camp X


Monument of Camp X in Ontario, Canada.


Officially called S 25-1-1 by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Project-J by the Canadian military, and Special Training School 103 by the Special Operations Executive, a branch of the British intelligence service MI6.Camp X was a Second World War paramilitary and commando training installation near lake Ontario in Canada.

Camp X trained over five hundred Allied units of which 273 of these graduated and moved on to London for further training. They were trained in special techniques including silent killing, sabotage, partisan support and recruitment methods for resistance movements, demolition, map reading, use of various weapons, and Morse code.

Writer Roald Dahl and supposedly Ian Flemming were trained at there.

Records pertaining to Camp X were either locked away under the Official Secrets Act or destroyed after World War II.

Sources: Wikipedia

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