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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



(1) The removal of wounded or sick personnel and prisoners of war as well as inoperative or superfluous equipment or captured materiel from combat areas to the rear.

(2) The withdrawal of troops from areas of military occupation, for military or political reasons or as the result of the conclusion of an agreement or a treaty.

(3) The removal of civilians, businesses, institutions, and property as well as valuables, such as works of art, from an area threatened by enemy attack or stricken by a natural disaster, such as a flood.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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