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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Did you know

Royal Canadian Air Force
On this #ThrowBackThursday, we’re having a blast at 22 Wing North Bay
#RCAF #History #DidYouKnow
Two military police guard and secure the blast doors to the Underground Complex in North Bay, Ontario. The MP on the left is holding a Sterling submachine gun.
Construction began on the underground complex in 1959. These blast doors were installed in 1962 and weighed an astonishing 19 tonnes.
The complex housed the Semi Automatic Ground Environment (SAGE), the original computer system with a mainframe nearly the size as 12 houses! Learn more
Photo: DND image NBC72-1301

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