Internment Camps For 8,435

The military in newly-declassified Cold War files drafted plans to round up more than 8,000 suspected Communists and keep them under armed guard at barbed wire camps. In Calgary, subversives were to be housed in a downtown office building. A camp in Nanaimo was to be have eight-foot fences: ‘Troops assigned to guard Communists should know how to deal with inquisitive civilians.’

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