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Detention Camps are support structures available to the United States in Generals 1. It is absent from Zero Hour, its function merged into the Strategy Center.


They are constructed on the battlefield by the USA in order to hold military prisoners and gain valuable battlefield intelligence.


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Intelligence The Intelligence ability allows a commander to temporarily reveal the locations of all enemy units on the battlefield.
In the expansion Zero Hour this power is activated from the Strategy Center.

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From the Detention Camp a commander can access the 'Intelligence' power. Using knowledge gained from inmates and the applied use of satellites, Intelligence enabled US generals to view all enemy units and positions across the battlefield.


  • Originally, other sides were also supposed to have their own detention camps.
  • The Detention camp originally was able to build POW truck.


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