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Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp

LC control no.n 2009006999
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Corporate name headingGuantánamo Bay Detention Camp
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Variant(s)Guantánamo (Detention camp : Guantánamo Bay Naval Base)
Gitmo (Detention camp : Guantánamo Bay Naval Base)
Guantánamo Bay Naval Base (Cuba). Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp
Camp Delta (Guantánamo Bay Naval Base)
Found inWikipedia, Feb. 3, 2009 (Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp; a United States detention center operated by Joint Task Force Guantánamo since 2001 in Guantánamo Bay Naval Base; detainment areas consist of three camps in the base: Camp Delta (which includes Camp Echo), Camp Iguana, and Camp X-Ray (which has been closed); facility is often referred to as the Guantánamo, or Gitmo)
Guantanamo Bay--Camp Delta, viewed Feb. 3, 2009 (Construction of the new detention facility officially began on Feb. 27, 2002; Camp Delta was first occupied on April 28, 2002, when 300 detainees previously held at Camp X-Ray were transferred to Camp Delta; the rest of the detainees were moved on April 29; Camp Delta was initially a 612-unit detention facility; Camp Delta is comprised of at least 7 detention camps; Camps 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and Echo; Camp 5 and 6, more permanent concrete and steel structures, have a separate entrance then the camps contained in Camp Delta; Camp Iguana is also separate from Camp Delta)