Eastern Exit: The Noncombatant Evacuation Operation (NEO) From Mogadishu, Somalia, in January 1991
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This research memorandum documents the events and discusses lessons learned from the non-combatant evacuation operation NEO from the U.S. Embassy in Mogadishu, Somalia, in January 1991. During this operation, named Eastern Exit, U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps forces evacuated 281 people from 30 countries including 8 Ambassadors and 39 Soviet citizens.
- Military Forces and Organizations
- Civil Defense