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[Image 1: Photo
courtesy of Col
Peter F. Angle,
USMC (Ret)]

[Image 2: Photo courtesy of
Col Peter
F. Angle, USMC (Ret)]


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The hazards to helicopter/light in University LZ, above, particularly from the light towers surrounding the soccer field and track, and in Colosseum LZ, below, also from its tall light towers and its frequent use as a military vehicle staging area, caused the planners to discard them as a primary sites once consideration was given to night evacuation. The Colosseum had been designated a primary zone in 1973. All zones were approved by the Embassy.

 








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