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Old 23-04-2015, 06:44 PM   #49
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Cypress Hill..
The British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) is a British Army unit located at the vast training area of Canadian Forces Base Suffield near Suffield, Alberta, Canada.. BATUS is the British Army's largest armoured training facility and it can accommodate live-firing and tactical effect simulation (TES) exercises up to battle group level..Rich in natural resources including natural gas, coal, clay, and farmland, the town was known in the early days as "the Pittsburgh of the West"..Situated at a high elevation relative to the surrounding landscape, the Town of Redcliff offers views of the South Saskatchewan River valley, the City of Medicine Hat, and Cypress Hills..In Canada, a divisional point is a railway depot that includes more than just a basic siding or station...

A British chemical weapons testing facility was located in French-controlled Algeria, however, upon the conquest of France by Germany, the facility was lost.. The British could find no suitable location in the UK and thus an agreement was signed between Canada and the UK to allow the Suffield area to become available to British scientists for testing.. Consequently, British and Canadian forces employed the area for a variety of experiments.. Upon the end of WWII, the British departed the Suffield area and it was formally taken over by the Canadian Defence Research Board..In 1969, Colonel Gaddafi orchestrated a coup in Libya, and duly took control of the country and proceeded to, after negotiations, close down British military installations located at El Adem and Tobruk, and additionally American installations located near Tripoli.. This presented the UK with quite a dilemma as there were no suitably expansive areas to allow the British Army to undertake armoured warfare exercises on a suitably large scale in Europe..Stationed Units..

BATUS REME Workshop..
29 Flight, Army Air Corps..
105 Logistic Support Squadron, Royal Logistic Corps...
Resident OPFOR - rotated every year, this is made up either of an armoured regiment or infantry battalion..

Canadian Forces Base Wainwright, commonly referred to as CFB Wainwright is a Canadian Forces Base located in Denwood, Alberta, adjacent to the town of Wainwright..Called Wainwright Military Camp, or just Camp Wainwright, after the nearby Canadian National Railways division point, the facility saw use from January 29, 1945 to May 24, 1946 as a prisoner of war internment camp for 523 captured German officers, soldiers and civilians from its first day of operation to 1,100 POW's at its peak.. During the 16 months the POW Camp was in full operation, only two prisoners made a successful escape, although they were recaptured just over a month later, but not until they had reached Gary, Indiana..Decommissioned as a POW internment camp in 1946, Camp Wainwright reverted to a Canadian Army training facility..Although primarily a training base for the Canadian Army it is also used by the Royal Canadian Air Force to train fighter bombers and search and rescue practice..Walking around like regular people.. They don't see each other..They only see what they want to sea..

Historically, Medicine Hat has been known for its large natural gas fields, being immortalised by Rudyard Kipling as having "all hell for a basement".. Because of these reserves, the city is known as "The Gas City"..It is Alberta's sixth largest city..The base has its own radio station, BFBS, which airs programming for both the Canadian and British military personnel stationed at the base..The name "Medicine Hat" is the English translation of 'Saamis' (SA-MUS) – the Blackfoot word for the eagle tail feather headdress worn by medicine men – or 'Medicine Hat'.. Several legends are associated with the name from a mythical mer-man river serpent named 'Soy-yee-daa-bee' – the Creator – who appeared to a hunter and instructed him to sacrifice his wife to get mystical powers which were manifest in a special hat... I Know What You Did Last Summer make any sense?. Don't think so.. And what about the sequel?..Don't you think we should check his wallet first?..How are you today Cindy?..Good, officer...

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