June 1997

Africa & the Mediterranean Sea: 26Th Meu Stretched Between Albania and Africa

Volume 80, Issue 6

About 350 U.S. troops deployed to Africa March 23 to prepare for possible evacuation of Americans from the nation of Zaire.

"We are now making preparations to help get Americans out of Zaire should it become a disorderly environment," said Pentagon spokesman Ken Bacon.

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