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A CH-46E "Sea Knight" helicopter lifts out of the evacuation site at the US Embassy in Tirana, Albania, on its way to the USS Nassau during Operation SILVER WAKE. The 26th MEU (SOC) (Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable)) was called upon to perform a NEO (Non-combatant Evacuation Operation) of US citizens that desired to leave Albania, due to the current civil strife

A CH-46E "Sea Knight" helicopter lifts out of the evacuation site at the US Embassy in Tirana, Albania, on its way to the USS Nassau during Operation SILVER WAKE. The 26th MEU (SOC) (Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable)) was called upon to perform a NEO (Non-combatant Evacuation Operation) of US citizens that desired to leave Albania, due to the current civil strife

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Summary

The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Subject Operation/Series: SILVER WAKE

Base: Tirana

Country: Albania (ALB)

Scene Camera Operator: SGT Mark D. Oliva, Usmc

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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Date

14/03/1997
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Source

The U.S. National Archives
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