A Belgian soldier lifts his gear from the hood of a Volkswagen Iltis 4x4 light vehicle as a row of the vehicles await loading onto a Military Airlift Command C-141B Starlifter aircraft. The equipment and Belgian troops are being transported to Kinshasa, Zaire in an effort to evacuate French and Belgian citizens from the country during a period of political upheaval.
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The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Melsdroek Country: Belgium(BEL) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Bill Thompson Release Status: Released to Public
|Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-|
|National Archives and Records Administration|
|National Archives at College Park - Still PicturesNational Archives at College Park - Still Pictures|
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