September 24, 2012 7:48 AM Subscribe
Camp Bastion, a sprawling, well-fortified British-run base in the desert in southern Afghanistan, is the size of the UK town of Reading and home to almost 30,000 people. Bastion - with its own water bottling plant, hospital, police force and even Pizza Hut - is widely regarded as a safe haven for troops. However, a Taliban attack breaching the perimeter and resulting in the death of two US Marines has shown it is not impregnable.
What's it like inside Camp Bastion? Explore the graphical representation of the base ... to find out.
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Residents of Reading, UK, will be interested to see how much of downtown Camp Bastion would cover.